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My ideas: Languages - CL (Control Language)

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Allow expressions in CL CALL and CALLPRC commands

Allow expressions to be used in the PARM parameter of the CALL and CALLPRC commands. This would eliminate the need to declare single-use variables to serve as parameters. Use Case: Instead of this: dcl &Limit *char (9) dcl &CODate *char (6...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 3 Delivered

%PARMS built-in function for CLLE

Supporting optional parameters in CLLE is made more difficult by the omission of a %PARMS-like built-in function for CLLE similar to that provided for RPGLE. Use Case: %ADDR in CLLE is useful in the case of *OMITted parameters but is not indicated...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 7 Delivered

Checking for Optional Parameters in CLLE

Now that we have %ADDR and the *NULL keyword in CL/ILE, it would be awfully, awfully nice (for cross-language consistency) that since we have %PARMS, %PARMNUM, and the *BLANKS and *ZEROS keywords in RPG/ILE, that we could also have the same in CL/...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 2 Delivered

Generate an event file when executing CRTCMD

Create Command should generate an Event File. The command interface is one of the rarest and most elegant features of IBM i. The primary development tool for IBM i is now Rational Developer for i--hence, CRTCMD should be fully interfaced with it i...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 6 Delivered

Enlarge SUBJECT parameter of the SNDSMTPEMM command

The SUBJECT parameter is currently limited to 60 characters, which is very limited. Due to this, I must use the QTMMSENDMAIL api. The business requires more meaningful information to be placed in the subject line and this means needing a subject p...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 3 Delivered

Enlarge Subject and Note fields in SNDSMTPEMM for version 7.3

In version 7.4 of the operating system, the command SNDSMTPEMM had the SUBJECT parameter increased to 255 characters and the NOTE parameter increased to 5000 characters. Please release a PTF to update the command for the 7.3 version. This is simil...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 2 Delivered

Command CVTDAT crash for dates after May 09 2071

Any dates after May 09 2071, regardles of the date format are not accepted in CVTDAT command. Use Case: (V6R1) DCL VAR(&DATE1) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN(8) + VALUE('20710510') DCL VAR(&DATE2) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN(10) CVTDAT DATE(&DATE1) TOVAR(&DA...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 4 Delivered