• Subject: Re: Is ILE-RPG is Object Oriented Programming Language?
  • From: Balaji Venkataraman/commsoft<bvenkata@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 14 Jan 1999 14:04:42 -0500

>My opinion is that RPG-ILE is an Object-based language (like C). ILE-RPG
>supports encapsulation but does not support inheritance or polymorphism.
>Object Oriented Programming Languages support  encapsulation, inheritance
>and polymorphism.

>No flame here, just curious. What is about ILE RPG that you think is


The reason why I think RPG IV is object-based is that it supports 
encapsulation to a certain degree.  "C" is called object based for the same 
reason. A good example of encapsulation in RPG IV would be a function that 
converts binary into decimal and vice-versa. The implementors of this 
function (object) dont really care how the binary-decimal conversion takes 
place. The only thing the implementors need to know is the specifications 
(parms, arguments) of the binary-decimal converter.

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