[vcf-midatlantic] Mystery code

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sat Jul 22 12:46:20 EDT 2017

  This would be for MVS, not VSE.  One of the qualifiers in the dataset
name at the top of the listing on mystery02.jpg is "ispf", and ISPF is
an MVS product, not VSE.


On 07/22/2017 02:05 AM, Bob Flanders via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> This is definitely s/370 or s/390 code for CICS. I noted the "mystery03"
> page uses the DFHEIENT macro, which is for CICS. Here's a reference to that
> macro...
> https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSGMCP_5.1.0/com.ibm.cics.ts.applicationprogramming.doc/topics/dfhp4b00139.html
> The 1990 dates shown is MVS era .. but also DOS/VSE era. CICS ran under
> both.
> Regards,
> Bob
> On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 9:03 PM, Neil Cherry via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> On 07/21/2017 07:57 PM, Adam Michlin via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>> Hi Everyone,
>>> Way before my day, I'm trying to help someone identify some code that his
>>> father (who
>>> passed away) left him. Sure looks like it must be mainframe or mini from
>>> back in the day:
>>> http://ceos.io/mystery/
>>> Two pictures of code and one of the (redacted) father's resume.
>> Not an expert but it looks like IBM assembly to me (Mainframe 370).
>> like the stuff I did in college.
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