Re: SEARCH ALL
- From: "Michael Mattias" <michael.mattias@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 31 May 2005 22:06:12 GMT
"Chuck Stevens" <charles.stevens@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> Put a different way, if the programmer already knows that SEARCH ALL
> than SEARCH) is the wrong thing to do, for whatever reason, he's not going
> to use it. If SEARCH ALL is the right thing to do, and the implementor
> a serial search for SEARCH ALL, the *programmer* is no worse off than if
> had used SEARCH.
Radical thinking, sir.
You are asking that the programmer both understand standard COBOL *AND*
think about the application before he or she actually puts code on
Thou asketh much.
(Hmm, just noticed the Unisys domain... I used to work for a Unisys VAR...
well, they actually were a Burroughs VAR, but then Burroughs and Sperry
begat Unisys so we became -overnight! - a Unisys VAR.
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