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??   

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: John P Carr [SMTP:jpcarr@tredegar.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
> 
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