• Subject: Re: Y2K testing
  • From: Lisa Abney <abney@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 16 Jul 1998 20:16:40 -0500

No ... MS4 does not convert the AS/SET action diagram - only works on the
generated code.  That is one of the downfalls of this solution ... each time a
program is modified, you have to rerun it through the tool (however, this takes
about 3 minutes ... not really a big deal, just becomes a part of the change
management routine).

Baldauf, Dan wrote:

> Lisa,
> Did MS4 convert the AS/SET Action Diagrams?
>
> Dan Baldauf
> Real Applications
>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From:  Lisa Abney [SMTP:abney@iquest.net]
> >Sent:  Wednesday, July 15, 1998 6:29 PM
> >To:    BPCS-L@midrange.com
> >Subject:       Re: Y2K testing
> >
> >I don't know exactly how NEXGEN works, but, for comparison purposes, using
> >MS4,
> >we converted our entire system (in a test environment, but with a complete
> >copy
> >of live data files), including a lot of BPCS extras (like RSS, SPM, XM4,
> >etc.)
> >and a fairly large chunk of AS/SET stuff in 4 days.
> >
> >CompTech Solutions, Inc. wrote:
> >
> >> I used NEXGEN to convert both BPCS and all the custom AS/SET programs.  The
> >> actual conversion of files and programs took about 6 weeks.  The files took
> >> about a week, the BPCS programs about 2 weeks, and the AS/SET sets and
> >> programs about 3 weeks.
> >>
> >> The IS staff tested and "touched" all converted objects and the user
> >> community tested all processes.
> >>
> >> The client was running three BPCS environments and numerous custom programs
> >> and interfaces to BPCS.
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Peter C. Styer <pstyer@netsync.net>
> >> To: BPCS-L@midrange.com <BPCS-L@midrange.com>
> >> Date: Tuesday, July 14, 1998 8:30 AM
> >> Subject: Re: Y2K testing
> >>
> >> >Which third part converter did you use?  How successful was the conversion
> >> >and how much effort was needed?   Has anyone else used a converter?  Any
> >> >recommendations?
> >> >
> >> >-----Original Message-----
> >> >From: CompTech Solutions, Inc. <cts@execpc.com>
> >> >To: BPCS-L@midrange.com <BPCS-L@midrange.com>
> >> >Date: Tuesday, July 14, 1998 8:32 AM
> >> >Subject: Re: Y2K testing
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >>I have converted BPCS 4.0.2 using a thrid party converter and a test box.
> >> >>We tried changing the job date, but that wasn't enough.
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >
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