• Subject: Re: RPG IV and CF-spec "keep it IBM"
  • From: "Eric N. Wilson" <doulos1@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 30 Jul 1999 13:56:37 -0700

>When they were creating their applications, I would have them address the
incompatibilities  between the calling conventions for each >language.

Amen Brother!

>After the party I would have the Rochester people get operational
descriptor support to work so that I could write what I need today.

Wow someone else who has the same problems as me!

>followed by some of the obviously needed CL  enhancements.

Those being I would suppose Real file I/O, structured programming operations
DO, FOR, DOW, shoot even the ability to have subroutines. Ooooo and mutiple
file support, and did I forget to mention real file I/O (random access

>In the mean time I would ask the Toronto people to work on supporting
variable type parameters

Yes indeed you are certainly speaking my language.

> followed by support for aliased file names

And file names represented by a variable would be cool too.

> and direct support for dynamically sized arrays.

You have taken the words right out of my mouth.

Eric N. Wilson
Doulos Software & Computer Services
2913 N Alder St
Tacoma WA 98407

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