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Re: [webdesign-396] BOOYAH!

From: user 9.
Sent on: Wednesday, December 5, 2007 1:53 PM
Ahhh, thanks Mr. Frantz.  Now I think I've got it ;-)

--- Joseph James Frantz
<[address removed]> wrote:

> Mz. Shawn,
> 
> Yes it does. Here is the thing, COBOL is one of the
> very old programming languages. It is still in
> existence, but its demise has been heralded for the
> last couple of decades. Some folks think it is dead,
> though in reality its use is actually increasing,
> but the number of programmers using it in the USA is
> decreasing. So a lot of outsourcing is occuring. 
> 
> In addition to organizing this meetup, I am also the
> organizer of the Cleveland COBOL Meetup and the
> Cleveland COBOL Users Group. Up until a couple
> months ago I was also the only member. So my
> comments about decreasing percentages of RSVPers was
> tongue in cheek. Because, since I was the only
> member, I had 100% participation. But now that we
> have 3 members, and only 2 of us have RSVPed, that
> means that we are down in percentages of
> participation, though up in numbers of participants.
> 
> Hope that makes sense:) These offtopic emails were
> just me being goofy.
> 
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Shawn Troy <[address removed]>
> To: [address removed]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 5,[masked]:30:00 PM
> Subject: Re: [webdesign-396] BOOYAH!
> 
> I always thought the slang term BOOYAH implied
> something good was on the horizon.....
> --- Shawn Troy <[address removed]> wrote:
> 
> > That response confused me even more.... huh?
> > --- Joseph James Frantz
> > <[address removed]> wrote:
> > 
> > > Mr. Dave....
> > > 
> > > The booyah is because this COBOL meetup is a sad
> > day
> > > for us members of the Cleveland Area COBOL
> Meetup
> > > group.
> > > 
> > > See up until now we have had 100% participation.
> > Now
> > > however our participation will drop to[masked]
> %
> > > :(
> > > 
> > > But the good news is that our membership has
> > tripled
> > > in three months!
> > > 
> > > ----- Original Message ----
> > > From: dave van horn
> <[address removed]>
> > > To: [address removed]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, December 5,[masked]:06:37 AM
> > > Subject: Re: [webdesign-396] BOOYAH!
> > > 
> > > Sorry for the WhoDat on da BOOYAH.... Michael
> > > Sommers? FBI most wanted? Hacker? 
> > > 
> > >  
> > > 
> > > Please enlighten this grasshoppa....
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > ----- Original Message ----
> > > From: Joseph James Frantz
> > > <[address removed]>
> > > To: [address removed]
> > > Sent: Tuesday, December 4,[masked]:28:51 PM
> > > Subject: [webdesign-396] BOOYAH!
> > > 
> > > Ok this is a totally inappropriate (topic)
> > > post...but I had to share..cause HELLO!
> > > 
> > > Michael Sommers just RSVPed 'Yes' for The
> > Cleveland
> > > Area COBOL
> > > December Meetup and wrote the following comment:
> > > 
> > > "Looking forward to the meeting.".
> > > 
> > > The current RSVP count is:
> > > 1 member has said 'Yes'
> > > 0 members have said 'Maybe'
> > > 0 members have said 'No'
> > > 
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