Joe,

At 1/29/02 05:31 PM, you wrote:
>RPG is an excellent language for doing database I/O.  Why people insist on
>"getting away from it" is beyond my meager intellectual capabilities.  Maybe
>it's "new-itis".
>
>I dunno, but I think my 5-line, two-program solution beats your 100-line, 3
>object technique any day of the week.

  I wholeheartedly agree.  As people try accomplish more w/ SQL, I'm
finding that it often becomes unintelligible.  SQL is wonderful for certain
straightforward tasks, but complex, record at a time tasks are usually done
better in RPG.

  -mark



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