This is a multipart message in MIME format. -- [ Picked text/plain from multipart/alternative ] Don, I am going to be the last one to update a FAQ on OPNQRYF. Unless it's to point someone to imbedded SQL :-) Rob Berendt -- "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." Benjamin Franklin Don <email@example.com> Sent by: firstname.lastname@example.org 05/07/2002 01:45 PM Please respond to midrange-l To: email@example.com cc: Fax to: Subject: Re: Info Center Rob, calm down dude...it's not worth it....:) Also, I just snarfed the handout on OPNQRYF at either common or the JAM back some time ago......didn't HAVE to buy Mike's book...but I have it also...:) And, if you're interested, you could always help build the FAQ at: http://faq.midrange.com/data/cache/143.html (Yup, I used google...:) Don in DC ----- On Tue, 7 May 2002 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > This is a multipart message in MIME format. > -- > [ Picked text/plain from multipart/alternative ] > Lest we think all the paper manuals were heaven, remember how many manuals > you had to have in order to grasp OPNQRYF? I know there were at least > two: Database guide and one other. And that doesn't even begin to count > the intricacies of the SQL involved. > > I suppose someone with a $hit eating grin is going to say: 1 - that > OPNQRYF book authored by so-and-so and published by such-and-such company. > > Rob Berendt > -- > "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary > safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." > Benjamin Franklin > > > > > Adam_Driver@kaz.com.au > Sent by: email@example.com > 05/06/2002 10:28 PM > Please respond to midrange-l > > > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > cc: > Fax to: > Subject: Re: Info Center > > > Sorry Anne, I agree with Jeff. > > Just one example. I was looking for info the other day on importing > digital > certificates and setting up SSL for classic HTTP server at V5R1. Some > information was under the "Webserving" section while the rest was under > the > "Security" section. In some cases the documents blatently contradicted > each > other, neither of them exactly matched what you see on the screen under > V5R1, and neither section provides any kind of checklist so you know where > you're up to. It just seems to keep following links round and round in > circles. > > I have noticed other examples, this is just the recent one that's still in > memory. > > Personally, I was fan of the online library that was available up to V4R5. > It was logically structured, easier to read, and iSeries network have a > search utility that makes finding individual manuals and topics fairly > easy. > > Just my $0.02 > > Thanks > > Adam Driver > Technical Consultant > Kaz Computer Services > Level 7 > 66 Wentworth Ave > Sydney NSW 2010 > Australia > Phone: +61 2 9844 0386 > Fax: +61 2 9844 0333 > > A division of Kaz Group Limited - visit our website at www.kaz.com.au > > > Message: 11 > Date: Mon, 06 May 2002 14:35:31 -0500 > From: Jeff Crosby <email@example.com> > Organization: Dilgard Frozen Foods > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: Info Center > Reply-To: email@example.com > > Anne Lucas wrote: > > > Please provide me, in separate email to firstname.lastname@example.org, specific > > problems on Info Center. I have a list, but would like to get the > details, > > please.... have already forwarded your comments to date to the owner of > the > > program.... Thanks! > > With all due respect, I think that's impossible. To me, the problem is > systemic. > > Ever compile an RPG program and misspell a file name? This causes a > level "40" error and causes umpteen field names to be undefined and so > many other errors via the domino effect that it's scary. To try to find > any other typos or errors at that point is a complete waste of time. > Your only productive recourse is to correct the file name misspelling > and compile again. > > That's where I believe the Info Center is. It is so disorganized, > unintuitive, and convoluted that it's useless in it's present form. I > have to spend all my time and brainpower trying to figure out how the > %@*# I'm going to find what I need instead of being able to focus on my > problem. If and when I ever find _anything_ that applies from the Info > Center, I have lost all train of thought on what I was originally trying > to do. > > It's scary to me to believe the infocenter people don't already know the > problems after all these years of us complaining. I am really tired of > being repeatedly asked to document the problems to no avail. > > Until recently I thought I was the only one who was still using the V3R2 > Library Reader for reference. > > I know you asked for the email to be to you, but I want to know whether > others on the list think my response is out of line. > > -- > Jeff Crosby > Dilgard Frozen Foods, Inc. > P.O. Box 13369 > Ft. Wayne, IN 46868-3369 > 260-422-7531 > > The opinions expressed are my own and not necessarily > the opinion of my company. 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