Lukas Beeler wrote:
On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 10:47 PM, Tom Liotta wrote:
I can't quite agree with this. NotePad uses Windows native I/O
functions to do its reads/writes. I suspect that STRSST D/A/P is
You're confusing terms here. In the Windows world, the term "native
I/O" does not exist - it's called "I/O". Mainly because Windows lacks
the integrated database and multiple filesystem support that i5/OS
has. A direct mapping between i5/OS and Windows would be "I/O" vs.
"IFS Stream File I/O" (even that isn't entirely correct, because you
can access DB/2 through the IFS).
Joe has said much of what I'd say, so I'll leave most of that out.
Personally, I stepped into the System/38 after programming under the
Pick OS implementation on Microdata Reality systems. No need to list
all the different platforms (H-P, DEC, and others) I have experience
After catching on to the S/38 and CPF and what IBM(Rochester) was
doing, my interest hasn't wandered. But that's not the same as never
looking elsewhere. Why do you think I was able to create my own SQL
Server database to test against so easily?