The Geezer’s Guide to Free-Form RPG, Part 5: File Definitions
August 13, 2014 Jon Paris
While the changes in data definition introduced by the new free-form RPG support are great, I have to admit that it was probably the free-form file specifications that raised the biggest cheer from me. Let me tell you why.
I have always hated F-specs. Those nasty little single column codes drove me crazy. I could never remember what went where. I know I’m not the only one. All of the programmers we have taught RPG to over the last few years have also had similar problems coming to grips with with F-specs.
I am reminded of this almost every time