Reply to post: Re: I had a user-written script for a National Instrument's interface box...

This is why copy'n'paste should be banned from developers' IDEs

GerryMC

Re: I had a user-written script for a National Instrument's interface box...

20 odd years ago I worked with data from an old DOS Point of Sale. It was written in an in-house "database language" - (like dBase but worse). They used two character names for most of the files, so the stock file was st.dat, products pr.dat and customer cu.dat. Memo fields for each table were stored in "notes" files named by adding 'NT' to the file name, so stock was STNT.dat, products PRNT.dat and customers was ....

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