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<<In addition, as I get older, I find it more and more irritating to have to learn new softare skills on my own time. That is part of the profession that was fine in my youth. Now that I'm older, I'm more protective of my free time and resent having to constantly work/learn outside the office. But you have to or younger, lesser paid IT people will replace you. It's the nature of the beast I guess.

decath >>

If there were any Justice in the world, the IT greybeards would find their selves in demand during their declining years taking care of older systems that were dominant before the young generation came along.

That happened when COBOL systems need to be revised due to Y2000 issues, as I understand it.

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