Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2009 20:25:24 -0500
Reply-To: John Burton <jrburtonsaspro@GMAIL.COM>
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From: John Burton <jrburtonsaspro@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: SAS on Mainframe
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Many moons ago there was a ISPF editor made for the PC. I don't think
it exists anymore. It wasn't as robust as the original on mainframe,
but did carry over a lot of the good attributes of its parent.
On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 7:50 PM, Nathaniel Wooding
> I, too, greatly admire some features of ISPF. Unfortunately, I suspect that the designers of most of the pc editors are not aware of these features.
> Nat Wooding
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> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 10:45 AM, Masoud Pajoh <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I second Ron's comment.
>> I have yet to find an editor to come to par with ISPF.
> I agree. Too bad other editors weren't modeled after ISPF.
> Unfortunately, I have found over the past few years that some
> mainframe administrators have made their mainframe sites less user
> friendly than they have been in the past. It might be possible that
> these mainframe administrators were originally UNIX adminstrators and
> were involuntarily assigned to administer the mainframe sites. 8-(
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