On Wed, 21 November 2001, "Carsten Flensburg" wrote:

> As I mentioned in my reply the other day, V5R1 has brought a long needed 
>enhancement in that area and added the job attribute "Message reply". It'll 
>tell you whether it's a specific message needing a reply or it's a job waiting 
>for the next message to arrive at a given message queue.

Yep, nice... when you can rely on having V5R1 available. I agree 'long needed'. 
It's surprising how long some things wait to see light of day.

> Unfortunately IBM didn't go all the way (as they did with the writer APIs) 
>and also provide message queue and -key, which would have given us an easy way 
>to programagically deal with the message - hope to see that feature one day.

Sigh, yep, again. Maybe before four more versions come and go.

Tom Liotta

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