• Subject: Re: Word Occurrences
  • From: "L. S. Russell" <leslier@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 09:18:29 -0600

I agree, perl is the best tool for that job, but how do you interface it
with rpg? I have played with perl on the 400 but I mostly use it on my
web server and have never had to pass data between rpg or cl and perl
scripts.

boldt@ca.ibm.com wrote:
> 
> Mark wrote:
> >Before I start to reinvent the wheel, does anyone have a
> >routine/program/module that would build a file/list of word occurrences.
> >Basically we have a free from 60 byte "Customer Comment" field that I
> would
> >like to read through and come up with a word occurrence list:  i.e.
> >
> >Word               Occurrences in File
> >great         112
> >good               100
> >service        88
> >Bad            76
> >etc., etc.
> 
> I know RPG fans will hate me for saying this, but this
> looks like an ideal application for Perl.  About a dozen
> lines of Perl code should do it.  A Google search on
> "word count Perl" came up with this web page:
> <http://www.stonehenge.com/merlyn/UnixReview/col02.html>
> which discusses counting words in a file (among other
> things).
> 
> Cheers!  Hans
> 
> Hans Boldt, ILE RPG Development, IBM Toronto Lab, boldt@ca.ibm.com
> 
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