Reader Feedback and Insights: We Want More RPG
November 6, 2002 Timothy Prickett Morgan
It was good to see some RPG stuff in Midrange Guru. It’s been absent lately. from my experience, there’s still more old code out there than new.
I’ve done much to modernize our old code. It’s native now. I’ve written programs to change programs–for instance, moving user messages from compile-time arrays to message subfiles–but there are still lots of indicators! Even though my files are externally defined, the old code refers to them internally. Changing that would be overwhelming.
The one nice thing, though, is that in native mode, I can increase the record length of a