December 4, 2002 Timothy Prickett Morgan
I am writing in response to your article, “Help with RPG II Programs“, which published in the November 1 issue of Midrange Guru, where you explained replacing indicators in S/36 RPG code. You provided some good suggestions about indicator replacement in S/36 code. Since I’m still ‘hip boots and snorkel deep’ in that code, I have a few more suggestions.
Definitely investigate the replacement of calculation result indicators with the “IFEQ” calculation operations.
If it appears that you still need to retain an indicator for conditioning output, investigate including an EXCPT op code within the