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RE: IBM Secret (Was Copy to New AS400 via TCP)


  • Subject: RE: IBM Secret (Was Copy to New AS400 via TCP)
  • From: Ken Slaugh <ken.slaugh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 8 May 1999 16:40:49 -0700

fixed

Recent RPG programs of mine have been sent to the database to retrieve
or update information. I think of RPG as a business rule container and a
database front-end. It can't be matched in 'real' response time
comparison.

Ken Slaugh
Senior Programmer/System Analyst
AS/400 Professional Network Administrator/MSE
Specialist - Client Access/400
Chouinard & Myhre, Inc.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: R. Bruce Hoffman, Jr. [SMTP:rbruceh@ibm.net]
> Sent: Saturday, May 08, 1999 7:16 AM
> To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject:      Re: IBM Secret (Was Copy to New AS400 via TCP)
> 
> Colin Williams wrote:
> > 
> > It still amazes me that although the AS/400 is a very popular
> midrange
> > business system all around the world, many non AS/400 people still
> have
> > not even heard of it, or RPG.
> > 
> > Do IBM need to raise the profile of this magical system or what?
> > 
> > How many colleges/universities actually teach RPG
> 
> What amazes me is that people still think AS/400 - RPG.  (Read that
> AS/400 = RPG period)
> 
> There are other languages out there.  Most 400 people just ignore
> them,
> like they would go away, thinking that every problem can be easily
> solved by the proper application of some RPG.
> 
> CHGSYSSTS FLAME(*ON)
> 
> -- 
> ===========================================================
> R. Bruce Hoffman, Jr. -- IBM Certified AS/400 Administrator
> 
> -- The sum of all human knowledge is a fixed constant.
>     It's the population that keeps growing!
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