That and 20+ years of going to the conferences and only missing 2 in that time.

Jim Slone, John Sears, and others used to hang out a CUDS and really talk about the systems. We learned more at CUDS than we did at the session themselves often times. (CUDS = COMMON User Discussion Session. Always held after dinner where everyone gathered to talk about the day and tech stuff) It's now called Power Down events.

Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects

On 4/27/2012 5:05 PM, Don wrote:

Most likely Jim Sloan himself...:)


-----Original Message-----
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Dennis Lovelady
Sent: Friday, April 27, 2012 6:01 PM
To: 'Midrange Systems Technical Discussion'
Subject: RE: CL programming standards

Good to know.

But what's your source?

Dennis Lovelady
"Do you realize the responsibility I carry? I'm the only person standing
between Nixon and the White House."
-- John F. Kennedy (1960)

> It's true. Been well known for many years.
> > Jim Oberholtzer

> On 4/27/2012 9:06 AM, Dennis wrote:
> > Yowsie, this is the first I've heard of this: Jim Sloan was the
> creator of S/38 CL? I know he was on the development team with IBM at
> the inception of "FS (Future System)" which became S/38, but . . .
> >
> > Is there coroboration for this claim?
> > ++
> > Dennis
> > ++
> > "Man is the only animal that contemplates death, and also the only
> animal that shows any sign of doubt of its finality."
> > -- William Ernest Hocking
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Sent from my Galaxy tablet phone. Please excuse my brevity.
> > For any grammatic/spelling errors, there is no excuse.
> > ++
> >
> >
> > "Jerry C. Adams"<midrange@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> >> >Jim Sloan's book, CL Tips& Techniques, has a whole section on
> error
> >> >trapping. Jim, by the way, for those that don't know is the father
> >> >of CL and the author of TAATOOLS; so he probably has a good idea of
> >> >what he's talking about.
> > --
> --

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