• Subject: Re: batch job that uses a dspf.
  • From: "Leif Svalgaard" <leif@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2001 11:12:31 -0500

From: Bruce Hobbs, Netburg Internet Services <bruce-list@netburg.net>
> The link provided by Nathan Andelin defines the types of jobs that will be
> classified as interactive:
> o All 5250 sessions
> o Any green screen interface
> o Telnet or 5250 DSPT workstations
> o 5250/HTML workstation gateway
> o PCs using 5250 emulation
> o Interactive program debugging
> o PC Support/400 work station function
> o RUMBA/400
> o Screen scrapers
> o Interactive subsystems
> o Twinax printer jobs
> o BSC 3270 emulation
> o 5250 emulation
> (end of excerpt)
> The point is that traditionally, we have worried about the interactive
subsystem vs. the batch subsystem. Now, due to IBM's restrictions on
interactive jobs, we have to look at what the system is going to limit due to
being classified as interactive. So having a display file is one factor, but
not the only one, as the list above shows.

====> except that the list is too vague. E.g. what does "5250 emulation"
mean? or
"screen scrapers"? is a Virtual Terminal interactive? I don't think so.

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