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I knew punch cards would return!
04-19-2018, 12:11 PM
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RE: I knew punch cards would return!
(04-19-2018 07:26 AM)Don Shepherd Wrote:  Ah, the IRS returning to its Univac days of yore.

With vinyl records making a comeback, can IBM punch cards be far behind?

Dust off that COBOL code.

IRS problem

It is my understanding that most banks are still using COBOL today, at least in Spain.

Seems that something similar is going on in IRS.

While we are talking about governments and computers, I can tell you that most Spanish governmental websites use Java based apps, which very often stop running after Java updates or are blocked by Java because of issues with security certificates.
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