• Subject: Re: Why MI? (Was: MI programmers list? Interested?)
  • From: "Luther Ananda Miller" <luther.miller@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Nov 1999 15:17:27 +0100
  • Organization: HYPERe

Dumb question: Couldn't you just compile the RPG code on a small development
box and then transfer the program over to the larger machines? Its all
written in code which runs on any machine (and this is scalable), isn't it?

Luther

----- Original Message -----
From: R. Bruce Hoffman, Jr. <rbruceh@attglobal.net>
To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Wednesday, 10 November 1999 14:39
Subject: Re: Why MI? (Was: MI programmers list? Interested?)
> We asked for, and got, user based pricing for several things. I feel that
> the LPAR issues will drive more feature into real user based pricing.
Right
> now, if you have a twelve way processor and LPAR a single processor and
some
> DASD for 6 programmers, you pay BIG TIME for the RPG compiler. You pay the
> full boat price for the twelve way! This is wrong. IBM agrees that it is
> wrong. Hopefully, the compilers will become user priced.


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