Cards might be useful in propping up a wobbly table...

I really can't choose my favorite between "Devil's Spawn" and "Hollerith cards".

For modern development the LDA is best long forgotten. Sadly, Our ERP uses it extensively - ugh!

Roger Harman
COMMON Certified Application Developer - ILE RPG on IBM i on Power






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From: MIDRANGE-L [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Joe Pluta
Sent: Monday, November 25, 2019 7:50 PM
To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: LDA Question

You got something against Hollerith cards? :)

On 11/25/2019 4:58 PM, Scott Klement wrote:
A great tool PROVIDED that you are still using Hollerith cards on a
system with very little memory and you are working at a museum of old
computer technology.

Otherwise don't use the LDA.


On 11/25/2019 3:02 PM, Rich Loeber wrote:
I'm just interested to hear if anyone uses the local data area these
days? I tend to always use a named data area but I have a situation
where it would be helpful to use the local data area, but I'm
wondering if I would step on someone's toes in the process.

Rich Loeber - @richloeber
Kisco Information Systems
http://www.kisco.com



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