• Subject: Re: An odd thing
  • From: John Hall <jhall@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Dec 1997 16:56:23 -0500

boothm@ibm.net wrote:
> >> When IBM FINALLY sees the light and makes ILE RPG COMPLETELY free-format, 
> >> I'd be inclined to lean that way.
> Actually I'd prefer free-form too; for myself, since I am so wonderful.
> <g>
> But for all of the below average programmers (that'd be half or more,
> right?) I'd like at least some structure there that is recognisable a few
> weeks later.  Rambo-style makes me jittery.

Good progamming structure is never dependent on the language.  Haven't
all run up against RPG indicator spaghetti at one time or another.  Free
form RPG would ALLOW the programmer to make the structure MORE readible
few weeks later.

John Hall
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