Because now you can use the %eof function instead:

c               read    myfile
c               dow      not %eof(myfile)
 ***  do something
c               read     myfile
c               enddo

To me, this is more readable code and is now the recommended way.  The use
of indicators has been reduced greatly which is a good thing for the

Scott Mildenberger

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bruce Collins []
> Sent: Friday, January 14, 2000 10:20 AM
> To:
> Subject:      Why is it?
> Being new to ILE but having been coding in RPG for some years, Why is it
> that now you are not required to put an indicator on
> a READ opcode. Am I missing a enhancement?
> Bruce Collins
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