Since 4/21/2012 1:42:11 AM, swiegand has written 8 articles and participated in 657 conversations. swiegand signature: swiegand
OT: Christchurch is Shaking165 (12/23/2011 4:42:36 PM) comp.lang.cobol The earth burped and the gas moved Christchurch again. Hope Pete and all his Kiwi chohorts are alright. Cheers, -- //// (o o) -oOO--(_)--OOo- "I installed a skylight in my apartment..... SkippyPB
OT - Perl464 (12/18/2010 5:08:31 PM) comp.lang.cobol On this day (December 18) the first version of PERL was released in 1987. Written by Larry Wall it combines syntax from several Unix utilities and languages. Perl is designed to handle a variety of system adm... SkippyPB
Arithmetic Sign In COBOL3194 (8/19/2010 2:03:18 PM) comp.lang.cobol I thought this issue had gone away with the passing of the IBM-370 series of computers and COBOL-F! However, I recently came across this when I wrote a file that was being processed by another system and that... SkippyPB
OT: Some More Background on St. Paul3656 (2/8/2008 5:02:36 PM) comp.lang.cobol I should have included this in my post to HeyBub. Sorry. I'm so slow sometimes. Saul (as he was known before he converted) was born into a well-to-do Jewish family of Tarsus (a city and a large district in M... SkippyPB
OT: Happy New Zealand Day860 (12/18/2007 5:12:24 PM) comp.lang.cobol This message is aimed at Pete Dashwood who I bet is celebrating and, if not, now has a reason to. On this day (I know it is tomorrow in New Zealand, but humor me) Dec. 18th, in 1642, the first European discove... SkippyPB
OT: Happy Birthday FORTRAN052 (9/20/2007 2:04:14 PM) comp.lang.cobol On this day in 1954 (September 20), the first FORTRAN program ran. n late 1953, John W. Backus submitted a proposal to his superiors at IBM to develop a more efficient alternative to assembly language for prog... SkippyPB
Online documentation678 (3/19/2007 2:16:43 PM) comp.lang.cobol This isn't Cobol related but if anyone knows this, I'm betting the fine folks in this newsgroup do. I'm doing a project for a client in Puerto Rico. They are a VSE shop. Really had to shake up the brain cells... SkippyPB
Looking for A Screen Scraper184 (1/20/2007 4:35:46 PM) comp.lang.cobol It has been far too many years since I worked with a screen scraper for 3270 screens in Cobol in CICS. Now I may need to produce a couple for an upcoming project. This most likely will be totally done within ... SkippyPB
All About The Quran #412105 (7/22/2012 4:08:54 PM) comp.lang.cobol All About The Quran
The Quran is a Divine Miracle of Literature [Prophesy - Science -
Warnings - Wisdom - Truths]...and it has been Preserved 100% In the
Original Language - for over 1,400 years!
WorkSheet And "Copy"17561 (7/27/2012 6:45:20 PM) comp.lang.cobol Hi,
i have a problem with Excel Application.
The Worksheet Method "Copy" not working correctly.
Here is sample of my code:
INVOKE XLEXCEL "GETSHEETS" USING BY VALUE 1 RETURNING COPYSHEET.
INVOKE COPY... Lazycop(7)
[OT] Lansing, MI?1166 (8/2/2012 2:57:12 AM) comp.lang.cobol
I've received an offer for a gig in Lansing, MI. The work looks
interesting, the pay is passable and the pimp is so sure that I'll get the
slot he's paying for my on-site interview.
Anyone know the ar... docdwarf(6044)
OT: Python Books Recommendation795 (8/30/2012 6:55:21 PM) comp.lang.cobol I was thinking of learning C# but for now I have decided to learn Python. I
know that some on this news group program in Python and I would be
interested in any book recommendations that you could provide ... chottel(601)
"Bathh" in today's (financial) world892 (9/20/2012 1:00:11 AM) comp.lang.cobol (Semi-related to current and past threads)
I just "closed" a problem ticket with "Ameriprise Financial". This is the
company that I use for both my investments and my "checking" account.
The bottom-line... wmklein1(150)