That should great. It is similar in concept to the RPG GUI Extensions
that Export-Ventures came up with to provide a GUI user interface to the
AS/400 (included good old RPG)

They ported TCL/TK to the box and have had it working for a couple of
years. IBM when off on this Java kick, which isn't going anywhere fast
(in my view). But the WebFacing stuff was pretty interesting. And I'm
sure you're is as well.

Bob Cozzi
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: [] On
> Of Joe Pluta
> Sent: Friday, December 21, 2001 10:15 AM
> To:
> Subject: RE: [WEB400] Who's doing Web work on iSeries? (was: ASP on
> Apache)
> > From: Bob Cozzi (RPGIV)
> >
> > Sorry, but I wasn't following your thread. I suppose it has
something to
> > do with your *INKx indicators? I don't know?
> Our PSC400 product basically does what WebFacing does, but it does it
> modifying the source code to replace the I/O opcodes with calls to an
> Because of this, the converted programs run in batch, and thereby
> contribute to the interactive CPW load.  Our interface is JavaServer
> and so you can greatly customize the look and feel of your pages, but
> basic UI is HTML.
> You mentioned that subfiles in HTML have an unacceptable flicker.  We
> such a flicked going between any two pages, but we've gotten around
> psychologically with a consistent background and banner, as well as
> subsecond response time.  That seems to be enough, but I was intrigued
> your statement that seemed to imply you had circumvented this issue
> CGI.
> I was just wondering how you had managed to do that.
> Joe Pluta
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