• Subject: Re: RPG IV Usage (was dds validity check)
  • From: nina jones <ddi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2000 08:24:54 -0600
  • Organization: Data Design Inc. http://www.datadesigninc.com

 
> Managers do not condone the changing of working code, just cause we got
> the latest compiler in. I suspect(have no clue) that a greater number
> of shops have NOT converted to RPGIV but when ever somthing new comes
> along, RPGIV is the preferred language. You shouldn't confuse "stable"
> with "stagnant".


several years ago, we went on a massive conversion to rpg iv, and found
in some cases it made a mess.  old, indicator heavy programs are really
hard to work with!  it's easier to clean up the indicators in the
program using traditional rpg, in an 'indicator friendly' environment,
and then convert it.  but if the program has been stable for 10+ years,
where is the justification?

nj
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