• Subject: RE: what is unclear - LEAVE
  • From: John Carr <74711.77@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 6 May 1998 22:48:28 -0400

Hans said;
>>this snippet of V4R2 code and tell me what's more readable:
>>     C                  CHAIN     rcd
>>     C                  IF        NOT %FOUND
>>     C                  LEAVE
>>     C                  ENDIF
>>Fact is, the traditional indicators are becoming a thing of the past.  As
of V4R2, there are very few
>>cases where an old-style indicator is still needed.  Eventually, we'd
like to make it even easier to
>>avoid them entirely, using techniques that do not  require compromising
>>Cheers!  Hans

>Hear, Hear! Give us more! We're insatiable!
>Vernon Hamberg

And Hans even uses one of my favorite opcodes break to out of a DOU;  the
LEAVE statement.
(Which of course you almost can't use if you use the inferior DOW)   

I said ducking and grinning and running. 

Oh No,  not the dreaded DOU/DOW wars.

John Carr
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