We do not disagree.  It isn't useful to "push" any single Messianic solution on to users.  On the other hand, 5250 is certainly a viable choice, one of many.  Saying 5250 is dead serves no purpose.  It's here.   it's been here, and it's going to continue to be here for a long time to come.

It's one of our tools.  Refusing to learn and use the enhancements speaks ill of our professionalism.   We have sortable subfiles. first-rate filtering, push buttons, scroll bars, drop down boxes, check boxes, and radio buttons.  They work, users understand them, and they improve the 5250 user experience significantly.  F-keys, *MORE, confirmation sub files, and explaining the difference between the Enter key & the Record Advance key can be easily abandoned.   A 5250 shop can easily sllde into these enhancements and at least get their shop out of the 1990s, this is not a heavy lift.

in my opinion.


On 1/2/2020 3:31 PM, Raul Jager wrote:
This is also My opinion.  By pushing the 5250 we will do a disservice to
our favorite platform.

I use 5250, but it is a very bad idea to push it to my users.

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