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Interesting perspective. I do agree that it is not good that he did not keep updating his skills but he has a few clients even bigger than us and is going to retire soon, AS400 has served him very well.

I've met programmers who've done the same thing (for COBOL).

I personally would not enjoy it as all you end up doing is maintenance and working with nasty old code bases.

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