Re: Writing an Open Access handle that will either read/write to the Db2 file or make a REST call
Subject: Re: Writing an Open Access handle that will either read/write to the Db2 file or make a REST call
From: "D*B" <dieter.bender@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:47:10 +0100
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We're just going to have to agree to disagree Dieter.
Suppose I want to use a web service and use an OA handler to enable CHAIN
etc. to retrieve data via conventional RPG opcodes. I don't need to write a
handler to deal with everything ... just the operations I am going to use.
As long as I protect the user by having the handler error out any attempts
at usage that is not supported by the handler then I don't see the problem.
You appear to be looking at OA simply from the perspective of enabling
database modernization. I also look at it from that perspective but in
addition as a vehicle for enabling the use of conventional RPG operations by
folks who don't know (or indeed need to know) all the nuances of using web
services or whatever.
I agree to disagree!
I would recommend to provide simply a callable proceure. Why should someone
use chain and get's a Not_Implemented error, if (s)he tries a setll and
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