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by gordon
Tue Jun 02, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: General Development
Topic: NAS drive as a mapped drive for BRules
Replies: 4
Views: 41

Re: NAS drive as a mapped drive for BRules

Business Rules, like all programming languages that I know of, relies on OS routines for low level network support. Buffalo has been around for at least 10 years, so I would be very surprised to hear of any issues. If you do I will pursue it with Microsoft. Keep in mind that BR is written in C++ and...
by gordon
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: Non-BR Topics
Topic: video conferencing
Replies: 5
Views: 1640

video conferencing

I was surprised to see that Zoom has so many security problems. Apparently even after you uninstall it it leaves behind a back door that hackers can use to spy upon you. And Zoom secretly sends information about you to Facebook even if you don't have a Facebook account. Here is an article that cover...
by gordon
Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Conferences
Topic: 2020 BRG Conference Cancelled
Replies: 3
Views: 5038

Re: 2020 BRG Conference Cancelled

If anyone has lost money by registering at this year's conference ( air fare etc. ), and cannot get their money refunded, I will give them a credit for that amount toward future purchases from Business Rules Corp. No one should lose money from such a turn of events because they are loyal to Business...
by gordon
Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: General Development
Topic: Additional option for MSGBOX
Replies: 5
Views: 2931

Re: Additional option for MSGBOX

I think these are good suggestions. Especially the last one.

Going to put this in the queue.
by gordon
Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: General Development
Topic: 5.15-2.55-2.6
Replies: 4
Views: 2901

Re: 5.15-2.55-2.6

Yes John. You stated it correctly. All programming languages that work with floating point numbers have the same problem. By using scientific notation internally the binary fractions used in floating point math do not precisely match decimal fractions. Floating point arithmetic necessarily and speci...
by gordon
Tue Jan 07, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: General Development
Topic: e
Replies: 2
Views: 2535

Re: e

If you really don't ever want BR to overwrite your source programs, then you might consider removing the EDITOR statement from your BRconfig.sys file. I think the best way for us to change BR to address this issue is to support ALIAS commands. We are not adding features to 4.3, but we will put ALIAS...
by gordon
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Non-BR Topics
Topic: secure email
Replies: 3
Views: 3897

Re: secure email

Thanks for the offer John. But my need is for secure communication overseas.
by gordon
Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Non-BR Topics
Topic: secure email
Replies: 3
Views: 3897

secure email

Anyone using secure (PGP encrypted email)?

I am trying to use it, but there is a glitch in my setup and I haven't been able to figure it out.

In essence I'm trying to send myself an encrypted email form one account to another.
by gordon
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Advanced Concepts
Topic: Screenio Listview Filterlist question
Replies: 8
Views: 6810

Re: Screenio Listview Filterlist question

The wiki indicates that /RGB:T indicates a transparent background. I haven't tested that recently: http://brwiki2.brulescorp.com/index.php?title=Attribute_(Screen) Possibly that could be used to red flag something by highlighting it's background instead of setting the font itself to red, and then us...
by gordon
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Advanced Concepts
Topic: Screenio Listview Filterlist question
Replies: 8
Views: 6810

Re: Screenio Listview Filterlist question

The ATTR parameter of INPUT FIELDS and INPUT SELECT statements can reference named ATTRIBUTE definitions. Named ATTRIBUTE statements can specify a substantial set of attributes including font and foreground and background colors. ATTRIBUTE [names] can be up to 12 characters in length and can be spec...
by gordon
Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Conferences
Topic: 2020 BRG Conference - San Antonio NEED YOUR INPUT NOW
Replies: 4
Views: 3655

Re: 2020 BRG Conference - San Antonio NEED YOUR INPUT NOW

A HUGE announcement concerning Business Rules! Please see the attached 2019 Dealer Letter which introduces a whole new way of interacting with BR. Essentially we are moving to a new platform which will pretty much replace the existing command console. Please see the attached letter for details. And ...
by gordon
Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Conferences
Topic: 2020 BRG Conference - San Antonio NEED YOUR INPUT NOW
Replies: 4
Views: 3655

Re: 2020 BRG Conference - San Antonio NEED YOUR INPUT NOW

I would like to add to Gabriel's announcement.

I will shortly be issuing an annual support letter that describes a humongous change to BR. It is very exciting and dramatically changes the way programmers interact with BR.

I should have the letter out by this weekend.
by gordon
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: Error Codes
Topic: str2mat fencepost glitch?
Replies: 1
Views: 4380

Re: str2mat fencepost glitch?

I regard this as a design flaw. I will file it as a bug report.
by gordon
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Non-BR Topics
Topic: Use of Cloud Services
Replies: 2
Views: 2790

Use of Cloud Services

I have run across a hardware/software system that facilitates continuous uptime, in essence supporting processor, memory and disk storage maintenance and upgrades while the system is running. My brother, who has never used the cloud, has the impression that that level of service is offered by cloud ...

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