• Subject: RE: New RPGIV functionality
  • From: "Bob Cozzi" <cozzi@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1999 15:11:15 -0500
  • Importance: Normal

I use .PDF also. I like it a lot. If it's okay with you, it's okay with me.


Bob Cozzi

http://www.RPGIV.com




> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-rpg400-l@midrange.com [mailto:owner-rpg400-l@midrange.com]On
> Behalf Of Rob Berendt
> Sent: Thursday, July 15, 1999 2:04 PM
> To: RPG400-L@midrange.com
> Subject: RE: New RPGIV functionality
>
>
> PDF also seems really popular for storing text.  Adobe has a
> free downloadable reader.  Generating PDF files is another trick.
> That is where they make their money.  But I can't export to PDF either.
> RTF is supported, but, after I do that, and I try to load the file
> up in MSWord, it locks up Word.  I reckon' I should report that
> to Notes.  MSWord .DOC files are not supported.  'Word' is.  I
> assume that is the Lotus product.  If I try the Word 6.0 I get an
> I/O error window.
>
>
>
>
>
>
> cozzi@rpgiv.com on 07/15/99 01:06:53 PM
> Please respond to RPG400-L@midrange.com@Internet
> To:   RPG400-L@midrange.com@Internet
> cc:   RPGIV@onelist.com@Internet
> Fax to:
> Subject:      RE: New RPGIV functionality
>
> I only use Notes for COMMON business. I don't know if there is a
> web plug-in
> for .NSF files. I believe you can export them to HTML or RTF, can't you? I
> think all documentation should be in one of 4 formats:
>
>  ASCII Text
>  RTF (Microsoft Rich Text Format)
>  .DOC (Microsoft Word document file)
>  HTML
>
> I will start setting up the webpage within RPGIV.com soon, at that point
> there'll be a link to submit stuff to. If only a few people
> submit stuff, it
> won't stay up for long...
>
>
>
> Bob Cozzi
>
> http://www.RPGIV.com
>
>
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-rpg400-l@midrange.com [mailto:owner-rpg400-l@midrange.com]On
> > Behalf Of Rob Berendt
> > Sent: Thursday, July 15, 1999 8:58 AM
> > To: RPG400-L@midrange.com
> > Subject: RE: New RPGIV functionality
> >
> >
> > Hey Coz,
> >
> > Being a Notes shop we've documented our functions of our service
> > program with Notes.  We wanted to document each function so well
> > that you can look at the documentation and not have to look at
> > the code.  Sort of like reading the RPG manual and not screaming
> > for the source for the compiler so you can tell how MOVE works.
> > Can I attach .NSF files?  Would it do any good for the poor
> > unfortunates without Notes?  You wouldn't happen to be a Notes
> > shop would you?  If so then a pointer to the NSF file would allow
> > them to read the NSF file online.
> >
> > Alas we don't have our web site up yet.  We are in the perpetual
> > study stage.  We don't market directly to consumers and we are
> > trying to figure out what we want it to do.  But, by God, we have
> > a 400 sitting here sucking dust waiting to be our web server.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > cozzi@rpgiv.com on 07/15/99 12:50:14 AM
> > Please respond to RPG400-L@midrange.com@Internet
> > To: RPG400-L@midrange.com@Internet
> > cc:
> > Fax to:
> > Subject:    RE: New RPGIV functionality
> >
> > Actually,
> >
> > There is an RPG IV website. It is www.rpgiv.com
> >
> > I am fully willing to add a section on user-written code to it, provide
> > these conditions are met:
> >
> >  1) Full source code is provided.
> >  2) Full use rights are granted to the public in writing (in
> the source or
> > attached text file is fine).
> >  3) Users agree to indemnify the author of the code, RPGIV.com
> and anybody
> > else.
> >  4) It is "as is" without warranty of any kind or for any purpose.
> >  5) No dependence on rare 3rd-party software is integrated into
> the code.
> >     (That is if it needs product X in order to work, product X
> > can only be a
> > very widely used piece of code. For example, Rexx routines for Code/400
> > would not be considered widely used.)
> >
> > I've offered this before, but few people have replied and fewer
> > offer code.
> >
> > Bob Cozzi
> >
> > http://www.RPGIV.com
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: owner-rpg400-l@midrange.com
> [mailto:owner-rpg400-l@midrange.com]On
> > > Behalf Of boldt@ca.ibm.com
> > > Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 1999 12:42 PM
> > > To: RPG400-L@midrange.com
> > > Subject: Re: New RPGIV functionality
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Doug wrote:
> > > >I've said numerous times that (IMHO) subprocedures are the
> single best
> > > >enhancement to the language yet.  I love them, and have written
> > > >service programs with lots of different routines for string handling,
> > > >date handling, etc.
> > >
> > > That's great!  But, have you shared your procedures with
> > > others?  How many others have also written lots of routines
> > > for string handling, date handling, etc.?
> > >
> > > Have a look at <http://www.cpan.org/>.  Why isn't there an
> > > equivalent web site for RPG code?
> > >
> > > Cheers!  Hans
> > >
> > > Hans Boldt, ILE RPG Development, IBM Toronto Lab, boldt@ca.ibm.com
> > >
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