On Thu, 27 December 2001, "Steve Richter" wrote:

> By a modern language, I mean one that allows modern techniques.
>   In RPG  the copy of a
> string executes as a single MI CPYBLAP instruction.

Other than the more or less superficial external view of it, somewhat dictated 
by intended usage, how different is a MI "CPYBLAP" instruction from some OO 
method that performs a string copy? E.g., both are 'encapsulated', shielding 
implementation details from the programmer.

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