[FreeVMS] Re: Task List


Subject: [FreeVMS] Re: Task List
From: Roar Thronęs (roart@nvg.ntnu.no)
Date: Tue Sep 09 2003 - 09:21:55 CEST


On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 10:01:25PM -0400, Andrew Allison wrote:
>
> Hello:
>
> I was looking at some of the LIB$, MTH$ stuff, but it kinda mixes into
> DCL. I think they are linked / tied together. Currently some of the Show
> Time... stuff is internal to DCL which calls some of the get time functions
> and so on. I'm willing to do some more work on dcl and the other functions,
> if they have been orphaned.
>
> What do you think?

DCL is not exactly orphaned.
I am adding some functionality from time to time.
But DCL and its dependencies are too big for one person.

So feel free to do something with LIB$, MTH$ (and also CLI$, LBR$, CDU$, MSG$)

> What sort of problems were encountered using $ signs in the function
> names. It just doesn't seem right calling stuff lib_cvt instead of LIB$CVT.

I have not encountered any.
(It was supposedly something some longer time ago.)

Regards,
Roar Thronęs

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