As yes, I agree. But in your own words, CL is a "Procedural Control Language for doing the mundane things...This language is NOT primarily for Application Programmers, Its for the Operation Staff." ...hmmm, so why then turn it into an HLL?? TrailBlazer Systems, Inc. http://www.softwarejungle.com AS/400 E-Commerce Solutions Chaos, panic, & disorder - my work here is done. > -----Original Message----- > From: John P Carr [SMTP:email@example.com] > Sent: Monday, October 11, 1999 10:51 AM > To: MIDRANGE-L > Subject: RE: CL improvements > > > > > >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. > > Forgive me Tim, but to the majority of the System Operators, and > Systems > Programmers, CL is still the only Procedual Control Language for doing > the > mundane things like Saving Libraries, other system type functions to > be > done in batch, maybe as Subsystem Jobs, Prestart Jobs, IPL start up > type > jobs, etc. These people will never learn a HLL nor should they > really > need to. > > This language is NOT primarily for Application Programmers, Its for > the > Operation Staff. > > Try running a shop with out CL. > > IMHO. > > John Carr > > +--- > | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! > | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. > | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. > | To unsubscribe from this list send email to > MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. > | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: > firstname.lastname@example.org > +--- +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: email@example.com +---
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