> From: R. Bruce Hoffman, Jr. > > I would expect that that statement is readable by almost any DBA on the > planet and they would be able to tell you what it should do, even > though it > doesn't work. But they would be guessing at the functionality of the RPG > program and the OPNQRYF, unless they are specifically 400/iSeries > programmers. But hey, maybe I'm wrong... How many DBAs do you have writing your business applications? I suspect there are far mroe RPG programmers writing business applications than tehre are DBAs, and perhaps that's the issue. Obscure SQL syntax is "normal" for a good DBA, but from what I understand, there aren't all that many good DBAs. There are LOTS and LOTS of good RPG programmers.
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