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That was deliberate, by IBM, to push people to license (pay for) RDi ...
There is no technical reason why SEU could not be enhanced ... perhaps we need to lobby IBM to release the SEU source code as "open source"? 

On Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 11:50:52 AM EST, Jon Paris <jon.paris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Sorry, James - I just don't agree - or perhaps understand.

SEU was old long and clunky long before free-form RPG came along and that removed the only thing it was ever any good at - namely syntax checking the code.  Now you can't even do that if you use any feature introduced in the past 10 years or so.

Jon P

On Jan 19, 2023, at 11:44 AM, James H. H. Lampert via RPG400-L <rpg400-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On 1/19/23 8:37 AM, Jon Paris wrote:
But why oh why use SEU?  Sigh ...

Because you're accessing the box from a terminal session?

Because you're an old terminal-jock?

Because you LIKE SEU?

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