Al, Which is of course one of the reasons why they shouldn't be used in new designs. However, they do provide a functional way to externally define files while continuing to use Dark Age programs with them. Heck, program-described files and relative record number access perform better than externally-defined files and keyed access, but that doesn't stop most people from using them. Dave Shaw Spartan International, Inc. Spartanburg, SC To subscribe to the MAPICS-L mailing list send email to MAPICS-L-SUB@midrange.com or go to www.midrange.com and follow the instructions. -----Original Message----- From: Al Barsa, Jr. [mailto:email@example.com] At 11:36 AM 1/11/01 -0500, you wrote: Multi-format LF's were the path that IBM provided for System/3 users to come over to the System/38, but they are not stellar performers. Al +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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