[rescue] Xenix386 software? (TRS-80 Mod II)

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Mon Jun 24 08:01:23 CDT 2013

microcode at zoho.com wrote:

>On Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 08:15:51PM -0700, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
>> On the bigger side, there are lots of COBOL programmers maintaining
>> expanding all that old stuff.  If you know COBOL, FORTRAN, BAL, JCL,
>> any of the languages of that era, bathe semi-regularly, and aren't a
>> complete lunatic, you can probably get a job in any city in the USA.
>Yeah for 25-40 (tops) bucks an hour. People mostly can't afford to work
>that any more if the jobs are even offered.

Outside of the large cities 25 - 40 hour is pretty good.  In my zip code, the average household income is under $37,000, which would be $18.50/hr, assuming that the average is a single income house, which clearly isn't true.

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