Hans,

At 10:48 PM 5/6/98 -0400, you wrote:

>>>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
>readability.
>>>
>>>Cheers!  Hans
>
>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 really don't want to start a DOU/DOW war.  I'm just curious why you are
calling it inferior. It's just a different tool.

 Example:

 C      Key     Setll   File
 C      Key     Reade   File            40
 C              DOW     NOT *IN40
 C              ... other code ...
 C      Key     Reade   File            40
 C              Enddo

 I'd like to hear your comments on this.

 -mark

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