Forgive me for being a killjoy here, but do we REALLY NEED these sort of
enhancements in CL? Subroutines? FOR loops? I'd much rather IBM focused
its' efforts elsewhere. 

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Chaos, panic, & disorder - my work here is done.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Earl [SMTP:johnearl@powertechgroup.com]
> Sent: Monday, October 11, 1999 7:04 AM
> To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Cc:   John Carr
> Subject:      Re: CL inprovements
> 
> Oh oh oh!!!
> 
> And Date data type support.  Am I dreaming, or could this
> really happen?
> 
> jte
> 
> John Earl wrote:
> 
> >  John,
> >
> > Sorry, I'm responding to the list because it's a good
> > topic for the list...
> >
> > What CL really needs is:
> >
> >    * Support for more than one file at a time
> >    * Printer file support
> >    * Internal Subroutines
> >    * a FOR command
> >    * the ability to detect an end of key range
> >    * the ability to recover from an End of File condition
> >      (CPF0864)
> >
> > If we could also get database update support, that would
> > be great.   But the above list is a nice start.
> >
> > jte
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > John P Carr wrote:
> >
> >> Well I shot my mouth off at sound off at COMMON again to
> >> IBM about CL.
> >> This time
> >> I met with a guy from Rochester who wanted my opinions
> >> as to what would be
> >> needed
> >> to improve CL.     BTW,   the main man   Tom J.  was
> >> fielding the questions.
> >>
> >> DON'T RESPOND TO THIS LIST ABOUT THIS.
> >>
> >> If you have an opinion.    Short Sweet.  To the
> >> point.    Of what you'd like
> >> to
> >> see enhanced in CL,     Send them to me personally.    I
> >> am getting ready to
> >>
> >> email the person with some ideas.
> >>
> >> Send to
> >>
> >> JPCARR@tredegar.com
> >>
> >> I will forward them to the person at Rochester with my
> >> suggestions.
> >>
> >> If we get some enhancements that we've been wanting for
> >> 20 years,
> >> my looking foolish at soundoff would have been worth
> >> while.
> >>
> >> John Carr
> >> EdgeTech
> >>
> >> Classes at      www.400school.com
> >>
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