On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 5:49 PM, Alan Campin <alan0307d@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I do not do anything like this. I use a single source file, in my case,
QSRCF so for each service program I have

xxNAME - Top Level Binding instruction
xxNAME_B - Bindery
xxNAME_M01 to Mxx Modules.
xxNAME_PR - Prototypes

I have everything in one file. I would like to shoot the guy at IBM who
came up with QRPGSRC, QCLSRC, etc, etc. What a waste of time.


Going a tad OT, but I'm like you in that I just keep a single QSRC file in
my development libraries. I have no control over the production libraries,
but at least I can keep all of the source in one file while I'm
developing. Of course, with RDi's filters, it's no problem to "merge"
source members from multiple files into one list.

The problem I have with your convention using the _zzz extensions taking up
4 characters in the member names, is that you are now limited to naming
with 6 characters. I suppose if you're content with using meaningless
member names like AR123R, PY321C, etc., this is fine. But I feel limited
with the 10 characters we are given now. Hmmm, perhaps an RFE to increase
files' member names from 10 characters to, say, 30? When pigs fly, I'm
sure.

- Dan

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