I believe it was last released with V3R1.  First available in December
'93 and discontinued in March, '96.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: midrange-l-admin@midrange.com
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> On Behalf Of rob@dekko.com
> Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2002 3:48 PM
> To: midrange-l@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: Cobol executable Program running on and AS/400 with RPG
on
> it.
>
>
> Maybe I am starting an invalid rumor.  I thought RM/Cobol was dropped.
>
> But from the V5R1 manual:
> Extensive Run-time Application Function
> Operating System/400 is a functionally-rich platform for applications.
> Because it is enabled to run a wide range of applications, customers
can
> easily grow their application base as their business needs grow. The
> extensive run-time function integrated into the OS/400 licensed
program
> enables application programs created with these languages, utilities,
and
> support:
>
> ILE RPG for iSeries
> ...
> RM/COBOL-85 for the AS/400
>
> And searching the IBM website for rm/cobol gives 44 hits.  The first
three
> were the manuals - in DBCS!  But alas, other than very little German,
I
> only speak English.
>
> Rob Berendt
> --
> "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
> safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
> Benjamin Franklin
>
>
>
>                     rob@dekko.com
>                     Sent by:                  To:     midrange-
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>                     drange.com                Fax to:
>                                               Subject:     Re: Cobol
> executable Program running on and AS/400 with RPG
>                                                on it.
>                     01/23/2002 03:33 PM
>                     Please respond to
>                     midrange-l
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> This wouldn't be by any chance RM Cobol would it?  There used to be
two
> Cobol compilers for the 400.  The other one was called RM Cobol.  With
> that
> version you didn't use DDS.  There were a lot of different things you
> could
> do in the code itself to affect the display of the fields - quite
> different.  Haven't seen it since ?1985?.  By the way - can you tell
what
> version of OS/400 is the last to support RM Cobol?
>
> Rob Berendt
> --
> "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
> safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
> Benjamin Franklin
>
>
>
>                     "Paul Nelson"
>                     <p_nelson-br@pop.in       To:
> <midrange-l@midrange.com>
>                     il.com>                   cc:
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>                     midrange-l-admin@mi       Subject:     Re: Cobol
> executable Program running on and AS/400 with RPG
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>                     01/23/2002 03:19 PM
>                     Please respond to
>                     midrange-l
>
>
>
>
>
>
> I have a client in San Antonio using a package called JobScope for
custom
> manufacturers. It's entirely a COBOL application, since it came from
an HP
> platform originally. The client does not have the source code, nor do
they
> have the COBOL/400 compiler. The software company does all their mods
and
> ships them for installation.
>
> I understand that the software also runs on an NT platform, but is
still
> written in COBOL.
>
> Paul Nelson
> Braxton-Reed, Inc.
> 877-777-2729 Office
> 630-327-8665 Cell
> 708-923-7354 Home
> pnelson@braxton-reed.com
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Lakes Shane" <SLAKES@lifetime.ie>
> To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2002 12:11 PM
> Subject: Cobol executable Program running on and AS/400 with RPG on
it.
>
>
> >
> > Dear all,
> >
> > Just a quick question. If I have an AS/400 with a COBOL/400 program
that
> is
> > compiled (executable code and no RPG on the machine) and provided
that
> there
> > is nothing specific to that environment or AS/400 that the program
would
> > uses, is it possible to send the executable code to and AS/400 that
has
> no
> > COBOL/400 on it (only has RPG) and still get the program to run? I
think
> it
> > should work but I am not 100% sure. Any insight would be
appreciated.
> >
> > Thanking you in advance,
> >
> > Shane Lakes
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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