I agree.  Your RPG program SHOULDN'T write the html.  That would mean
everytime you want to redesign your pages, you need to recompile.  It also
means your RPG programmer has to be your web deveoper too, or atleast have
extremely good communication with him..

Your RPG code should just return straight data.  Then you have your ASP page
actually do the formatting.

Adam Lang
Systems Engineer
Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
http://www.rutgersinsurance.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Walden H. Leverich" <WaldenL@TechSoftInc.com>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Friday, January 04, 2002 11:24 AM
Subject: RE: Web enablement options (previously private)


> > The RPG program writes the HTML page.
>
> Ah, but then you haven't completely separated your business logic from
your
> presentation have you? Sure you could change the layout of the page, but
> what about using the same logic to process XML, or exposing that logic via
a
> Web Service using SOAP? You'd have to rewrite the AS/400 program again,
no?
>
> -Walden






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