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Date:      Thu, 28 May 2020 11:33:07 -0400
From:      Aryeh Friedman <aryeh.friedman@gmail.com>
To:        "Steve O'Hara-Smith" <steve@sohara.org>
Cc:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>, Valeri Galtsev <galtsev@kicp.uchicago.edu>,  FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD Cert
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On Thu, May 28, 2020 at 11:26 AM Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>
wrote:

> On Thu, 28 May 2020 16:47:05 +0200
> Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de> wrote:
>
> > Historically, "programmer" meant _all_ stages of program development,
>
>         Historically (in the days when COBOL was king) you had systems
> analysts who analysed business systems and decided what programs needed to
> be written, designers who designed those programs and programmers who wrote
> the code.
>
>         Around the time I came into the industry it had collapsed to
> analyst/programmers who designed things and wrote the hard bits and
> programmers who wrote the rest.
>

That model only applied in the mainframe world as far I know it was never
used in the micro/(non-IBM) mini world.

-- 
Aryeh M. Friedman, Lead Developer, http://www.PetiteCloud.org



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