>Apparently the claim is that if we replace
>our DDS with SQL definitions, we can
>change file defs (like adding
>fields to the end of the record)
>without the level checks.

1) You'll need to change ALL of your HLL programs to use SQL instead of
native access.
2) You can do the exact same thing today if you create a logical file with
the current subset of fields and refer to THAT instead of the newly-enlarged

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