Birgitta- completely agree!

On Thu, 28 Feb 2019 at 07:10, Birgitta Hauser <Hauser@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

I find quite often the following source code (for an indicator), even
recently in a brand new code, which drives me crazy.

DCL-S MyInd Ind;
...
If MyInd <> *Off;

Mit freundlichen Grüßen / Best regards

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-----Original Message-----
From: RPG400-L <rpg400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of Jon
Paris
Sent: Mittwoch, 27. Februar 2019 17:17
To: RPG programming on the IBM i (AS/400 and iSeries)
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Subject: Re: if statement brain cramp

So you'd have a problem with coding:

If Not NotFound;

<grin>

And yes - I have seen that in production code.


Jon Paris

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www.SystemiDeveloper.com

On Feb 27, 2019, at 11:01 AM, dlclark@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

"RPG400-L" <rpg400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote on 02/27/2019
09:25:49 AM:
On 2/27/2019 8:23 AM, Jeff Crosby wrote:
Is this valid

if not ( SML010 <> 5 and M1PLIN = *blanks);

Completely valid.

I use that kind of logic all the time.


Though valid, they would absolutely shoot you at this shop if
you code that kind of double-negative cr*p (as they call it).


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