At 10:08 AM 11/2/97 -0500, you wrote:

>Frankly, I'm one of the probably few folks left that thinks PL/I was and
>should still be (if the damn standards folks hadn't abandoned it) one of
>the best languages out there.



I get extremely frustrated when programming examples are only written in PL/I. This can often happen in redbooks. I wasn't around when PL/I had a chance, and the fact is that we don't have the product on any of our machines—or, like REXX, is it on all 400's without IBM telling us?


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