RE: compilers and oracle 11g

  • From: "Powell, Mark" <mark.powell2@xxxxxx>
  • To: "oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2010 14:38:35 +0000

And the arguable flaws in Peoplesoft are not related to the choice of language. 
 COBOL has lasted so long because if is a very simple language that is designed 
for record processing and is very good at it.

IMHO -- Mark D Powell --

-----Original Message-----
From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
Behalf Of Nuno Souto
Sent: Saturday, March 20, 2010 7:30 AM
Cc: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: compilers and oracle 11g

Goulet, Richard wrote,on my timestamp of 20/03/2010 12:31 AM:

>     I do believe that if you installed the 64 bit database binaries 
> then the 64 bit compatible pre compiler was installed as well.  
> Regrettably

Yes, that is the case.

>     BTW: who uses Cobol any more???  Another shadow from the dark side.

Pssst: (<lowvoice> Peoplesoft -an Oracle product- is mostly written in Cobol)

Nuno Souto
in sunny Sydney, Australia


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