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
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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