• Subject: RE: Why MI? (Was: MI programmers list? Interested?)
  • From: dkahn@xxxxxxxxx (Dave Kahn)
  • Date: Wed, 10 Nov 1999 19:57 +0000 (GMT Standard Time)

McCallion, Martin (MccalliM@Midas-Kapiti.com)wrote:

> Booth said:
> 
> > Once one wanders into the esoteric solutions 
> > hasn't one destroyed a shop's code base?
> 
> I'd be cautious in using this argument.  Seems to me that essentially
> the same argument can be used by pointy-haired bosses to ban programmers
> from moving into RPG 4 and/or ILE techniques, for example.

Martin,

RPG/IV and ILE can hardly be considered esoteric any more. In spite of the 
conservatism of the AS/400 community they are gradually establishing 
themselves and will eventually become the mainstream. That's not going to 
happen with MI.

Dave Kahn
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