Uh I think there was a session or 2 back in the old days at Common on SFL
handling in Cobol...I think I have the handout(s) somewhere in the
archives...

(the benefits of snarfing handouts...not that I ever would...:)




On Tue, 11 Jan 2000, Al Barsa, Jr. wrote:

> At 09:30 AM 01/11/2000 -0600, you wrote:
> 
> 
> >Funny.  I have NEVER known anyone who did their subfiles in COBOL and batch
> >in RPG.  Sometime in my 20 years you would think that would have shown up.
> >It didn't.  Maybe I just worked with people who could write subfiles in
> >RPG?
> 
> It's possible to do subfiles in COBOL, but I don't think as easy.
> 
> During the life of the System/38 enhancements were easy to get into RPG 
> III, because it was a platform specific language.  Enhancements to COBOL 
> were subject to review by a "COBOL Standards Committee", and consequently 
> more difficult to get into the language.
> 
> Op codes like READC really eased subfiles in RPG.
> 
> Al
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