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Old Today, 07:18 AM   #2161
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
R2D2
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Ralph 124C 41 +
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Old Today, 07:28 AM   #2162
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Originally Posted by Wudang View Post
Immortalized in song
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I'm singing alone right now.

And looking for a song for SCSI ((either I or II).
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autoexec.bat
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Originally Posted by Gord_in_Toronto View Post
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
R2D2
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Mabel.
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Originally Posted by arthwollipot View Post
I'll tell you one thing I'm damn good at. Not letting on to the caller that I have absolutely no clue what they are saying.
You're aiming for management then?
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//STEP1 EXEC PGM=PROG1
//SYSIN DD DATA,DLM='##'
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Old Today, 10:54 AM   #2167
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Originally Posted by zooterkin View Post
//STEP1 EXEC PGM=PROG1
//SYSIN DD DATA,DLM='##'
To quote our friends at Wikipedia:

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OS JCL is undeniably complex and has been described as "user hostile". As one instructional book on JCL asked, "Why do even sophisticated programmers hesitate when it comes to Job Control Language?" The book stated that many programmers either copied control cards without really understanding what they did, or "believed the prevalent rumors that JCL was horrible, and only 'die-hard' computer-types ever understood it" and handed the task of figuring out the JCL statements to someone else. Such an attitude could be found in programming language textbooks, which preferred to focus on the language itself and not how programs in it were run. As one Fortran IV textbook said when listing possible error messages from the WATFOR compiler: "Have you been so foolish as to try to write your own 'DD' system control cards? Cease and desist forthwith; run, do not walk, for help."
Those were the days! Just don't remind me of Partitioned Data Sets.
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Originally Posted by Gord_in_Toronto View Post
To quote our friends at Wikipedia:



Those were the days! Just don't remind me of Partitioned Data Sets.
I had to learn it for my first job in IT, in the industrial year of my degree, in the computer department of a County Council. Learning took the form of watching VHS tapes produced, IIRC, by a company called Deltak, and presented by two clean-living lecturers who took it in turns to speak while the other looked at the one speaking. That was forty years ago, and, to be honest, the only part I can remember was the "//SYSIN DD DATA".
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