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geronimo
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Cobol is a made up language.

Change my mind.

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  • 37
    All languages are made up languages, my dude
  • 0
    @Jilano nah, not really
  • 3
    @geronimo Nuh-uh! @Stuxnet told me so
  • 1
    @Jilano oh ok, I didn't know that...
  • 1
    @Jilano except lambda calculus/Lisp?
    (Or would you say mathmatics is a human construct, instead of discovering some inert, platonic ideas?)
  • 2
    nothing stops you to code in ALGOL60 instead 🤷🏼‍♂️
  • 3
    Respect grace hopper
  • 6
    @Jilano duh everyone knows programming languages come naturally from trees or some shit
  • 2
    Ya can't fix stupid 🤷🏻‍♂️🤷🏻‍♂️
  • 0
    @AleCx04 upside-down trees.
  • 2
    @Jilano WTF I thought they are mined in some African jungle which is why they are rare.

    Except JS, I have heard they manufacture in batches in western America.
  • 1
    @AleCx04 @F1973 You are both right! It actually comes from fossilised shit found in the first settlement in Africa
  • 1
    @Jilano The first dump..
  • 0
    Actually, Algol once was purely theoretical, “made up” language. There was a full spec but it was so radically new that they struggled with implementing a compiler for it
  • 1
    I feel like these "change my mind" things are meant to be at least somewhat controversial, not staying the bleeding obvious...
  • 0
    @AlmondSauce Anything "controversial/unpopular" on social media websites is the complete opposite. A "real" unpopular opinion will generally get downvoted, because well... People don't like it.
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