• Subject: Re: AS/400 upgrade costs
  • From: Glenn Ericson <Glenn-Ericson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 01 Dec 1997 20:28:41 -0500

Vernon,
Thanks for the  compliment, 
Whoever owns this thread [I missed the beginning] 
 give me a call or send a note off the list. 
 We can address this off line. No  need to  rehash  for  all.

Happy Holiday Season

Glenn
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At 08:07 PM 12/1/97 +0000, you wrote:
>Don
>
>At 09:29 AM 12/1/1997 -0400, you wrote:
>><<Sure it's going to take time and cost some money.  I'm not disputing
that. 
>>It's
>>when it's stated that 4,000 programs and 500 files have to be brought to
>>complience that the authors credibility goes right down the toilet in my
>>eyes.>>
>>
>>
>>Person --
>>
>>My point is: I must at least CHECK all 4,000 programs. I can't assume
>anything.
>>You just don't understand; this is a MONSTER of _horrible_ code. You would
>have
>>to see it to believe it.
>
>Has anyone asked you about tools that can identify at least most of the
>spots that need changing? We've used something called Adams (I'm not in the
>middle of this project, so don't know real names). Glenn Ericson, on this
>list, knows lots of resources.
>
>We have 12 years worth of very mixed code, many contractors, and also a lot
>from a code generator. We have files with separate 2-digit fields for year,
>month and day, as well as 6&7-digit YYMMDD & CYYMMDD.
>
>Even a general-purpose cross-reference tool like Hawkeye Pathfinder or
>Abstract Probe can be a tremendous help.
>
>HTH
>
>Vernon Hamberg
>Systems Software Programmer
>Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
>400 Second Avenue South
>Minneapolis, MN  55401-2499
>(612) 371-1111 x480
>
>
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