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Weitere Werte für Parameter DBUPD

Der Paramter DBUPD zusätzlich noch weitere Werte zur Steuerung des Verhaltens bei Datenbankupdates erhalten: Vorschlag: - DBUPD=ON -> so wie jetzt - ganz normale DB-UPDATES- DBUPD=OFF -> so wie jetzt - generiert Warnung (ev. Synonym DBUPD=WA...
Guest almost 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 0 Not in Plan

Allow for I8 datatype

OpenSystems hardware has it for a long time, z/Series has it for quite a while now, so by now there is no platform NOT natively supporting 64-bit arithmetic. So please introduce an I8 datatype into Natural - on all supported platforms (and NOC as ...
Wolfgang Winter almost 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) / Programing Syntax (Cross platforms) 1 Future consideration

NAT: Numeric target operands in SEPARATE statement desired

Unfortunately it is not possible with the SEPARATE statement to assign numeric values directly to numeric target fields. Message: NAT0240 Operand format invalid. Format A, B or U expected. So, sometimes laborious redefinitions are necessary. It wo...
Guest almost 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 1 Not in Plan

Provide SIZEOF( dataitem ) to determine the storage size of dataitem

Natural defines a set of "Application Related System Variables". To give an example: *LBOUND() and *UBOUND()can be used to determine the lower and upper bound of an array. If you have to answer the question "how much bytes are used for a dataitem?...
Christian Held almost 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 1 Not in Plan

FIND NUMBER RECORDS ...

Background: Currently, Natural has no "generic" way to find the number of records loaded in an Adabas file. Natural must always use the name of a file-specific descriptor which is "known to be populated for every record". e.g. FIND NUMBER EMPLOYES...
Guest almost 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 1 Not in Plan

Introduce User-Defined Data Types

There is a SAG strategie (or statement)called "ADABAS & NATURAL 2050+" Based on this I would like to have "User-Defined Data Types". I assume that the audience is familiar with this concept. When NATURAL was introduced it was called a 4-GL lan...
Christian Held almost 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 0 Not in Plan

(Super Natural) Enhance to handle file updates in transactions

In Super Natural we have a large number of files defined. We are constantly updating those file definitions. We add/update/delete fields with new releases of our application. Currently there is no elegant way to get the updates into Super Natural....
Guest almost 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 1 Not in Plan

Filler notation for WRITE WORK FILE

Enhancement Request: Please consider allowing filler notation (nX) with the WRITE WORK FILE statement. Example: WRITE WORK FILE 1 VARIABLE #VAR1 2X #VAR2 5X #VAR3 Reason: Filler notation is intuitive and gives a consistent feel to the language syn...
Guest almost 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 1 Not in Plan

Allow Edit Masks to be named constants

Natural provide the "Edit Mask"-feature which is most useful. I would like to see an improvement in using this feature. Currently, the Edit Mask must explicitly specified when used. If you have big applications the used Edit Mask are dispersed in ...
Christian Held almost 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 1 Not in Plan

Security issue starting an NDV server

If NSC is active, any person can start and NDV server, even with an invalid INITIAL_USERID, so it is not clear why there is no protection to start an NDV server when NSC is active.
Guest almost 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural Development Server (NDV) / Natural Security (NSC) 0 Not in Plan