RE:     Re: An odd thing

>>>>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

Lets see,  That's 12 languages,  How many years in the field?  
That's about 1.0 - 1.5 years experience in any one of the languages.  
Which one would you say you're a PRO in?  

P.S. Call Conte,  I think he might give you a "FREE" compiler for RPG. 
       Unless he gave it away to someone else already.  <bg>
       <Running & Ducking>

JUST KIDDING GUYS.  I'm a kidder, comeon,  Humor,  Jezz

AWK, Gee, Haven't seen that name since the cover of an early 90's News/400 
Magazine.   How about PL1 or APL ?? (Hmm, APL,  #*^&%@$ sorry I don't have
the right keyboard for the symbols,  Course, then again,  who'd know the

Sorry Don,  Just saw a windmill and thought I'd go for it.  
You of all people would appreciate that right?

"Don't take life seriously, You will never get out of it alive."
The Optimist believes this is the best of all possible worlds,
and the Pessimist is afraid that he's right.

If AWK is a language is YUK one too?  Just curious. or just a bird.
Its late I'd better go to bed.
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