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>>>>Still, if I were advising in this case, I'd probably go with RPG (or
>>>>even C) before COBOL.  Next year, I might say Java, who knows!

Having programmed in RPG II, RPG III, ILE RPG, COBOL, CL, Awk, Visual Basic,
Delphi, Java, C, SYNON and SQL, I would NEVER pick RPG as my first choice!


When IBM FINALLY sees the light and makes ILE RPG COMPLETELY free-format, THEN
I'd be inclined to lean that way.

(I do admit, however, the ILE RPG is a VAST improvement over any previous


-- Don "Quixote" Schenck

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