Sure - it's a special situation (or at least, it is special to that company - a fairly large financial institution, IIRC).
But my point is that 10 year old software is and will be used in production in a lot of places. I see this with Sybase, where old(er) versions are being EOL'd (i.e. bugs found won't be fixed, etc), but that doesn't really stop a lot of places from still running various versions of 11.0.x (ca. 1995), because the system works, they don't need any of the new features introduced in later versions, and upgrading can be a huge pain for 24x7 shops.
Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
Please read these before you post! —
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
- a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
| & || & |
| < || < |
| > || > |
| [ || [ |
| ] || ] ||