RE:     Re: LDA & QTEMP
At 12:21 PM 11/18/97 -0500, you wrote:
>Is it true that LDA is a data area created in Qtemp?

>No, the LDA is a separate part of the job.  On the System/38, IBM initially
>did not have an LDA, and System/34 users bitched.  So, they provided LDA
>support in about Release 4.0.
>Al

Al
I believe it was Rel 3.0    Sys/34 users "Bitched" because they couldn't 
just "move" over their systems which relied on the LDA for inter-program 
communication.   The first implementation was only for 512 byte support.
This was twice the size of the Sys/34(which had 256 Bytes).
  
There again I think the Sys/38 Macho-ism showed up(something like the 
"This is the Sys/38, and everything is Giant size here")

It was a much later release that we got 1024 bytes.

John Carr 
EdgeTech
Consulting/Software/Education
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