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I'm quite surprised actually! I've not seen COBOL in the finance sector (at least in the UK) for about 5-6 years.

Perhaps there still are a few corners where there are some rotting corpses hacking away on AS/400s which are actually gluing everything together!

I remember getting to sledgehammer the crap out of our AS/400 platforms and incinerate two entire pallets of IBM manuals - was "a great day for freedom" to paraphrase Pink Floyd.

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