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RE: [xml-dev] More predictions to mull over

When I worked there (2001-2005), about half the work of BAE Systems'
technical computing group's workload was sticking Swing/Jogl and web
application front ends on Fortran codebases, including a replacement for
the ISPF UI that was put around them 20 years ago to make them more user

If I were to predict anything, it would be that in another 10 years the
same Fortran code gets skinned with the next big thing after Java.

You can't change the laws of physics, so why change the codes that
simulate it? (other than your technical programmers get bored with doing
Uis and leave to work for the competition, swearing never to touch Swing

This is not my sig.

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