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RE: COBOL vs RPG (was Welcome new members)


  • Subject: RE: COBOL vs RPG (was Welcome new members)
  • From: "Peter Lunde" <telsci@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Dec 1999 10:10:23 -0500

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Title: RE: Welcome new members
Each language has it's strengths and weaknesses.
 
One of COBOLs strengths is its handling of 3D or more matricies.
 
RPG has difficulties here, with work arounds converting the 3D address to a 1D address, thus consuming many lines of extra code.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, November 29, 1999 12:44 PM
Subject: RE: Welcome new members

IMHO:

RPG's big advantages:

1)      READE - COBOL can take dozens of commands to accomplish this






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