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 OpenEdge 11.6 Community Input

  • Speed up INDEX() and SUBSTRING() with 1-Byte-LONGCHAR under a session with UTF-8...

    • Under Review
    • 2 Comments
    When ABL has to read a large textfile e.g. row-by-row being read into a LONGCHAR variable it is very fast if session:cpinternal is 1252 / iso8859-1 but very slow unter UTF-8. See article http://knowledgebase.progress.com/articles/Article/000039559 ...
  • Facilitate Automated Testing - Have all Screen Widgets support MSAA for Coded UI

    Significant benefits will be provided if the above can be delivered, it means that we will be able to build automated tests that could run every night to improve the quality and reliability of our code. The other spin off of this is we could provide the...
  • Improvement search Propath

    When you do: RUN test.r OpenEdge will do the following steps per directory in the Propath: 1) Search for test.r 2) If test.r is not found then replace .r with .r and search again, so it will search again for test.r This second search is not necessary...
  • Support -sslciphers and -sslprotocls parameter with connect statement and parameter...

    • Under Review
    • 0 Comments
    Instead of setting environment variables it would be much better and easier to maintain if you could set these parameters within a parameter file and the connect statement when you want to make an ABL-Client connection to an OpenEdge Database - similar...
  • Add display support in the Properties view for classes the developer builds him/...

    When you define a public property in a class and it has a visualization (eg.Form/UserControl), this property will be displayed in the Properties view, but only if it is a primitive datatype. If it is of an objecttype, based on a class you have built yourself;...
  • TLS 1.2 Support

    • Complete
    • 0 Comments
    Originally created under ABL group, thinking 11.6 might be better place. PSC is moving to support TLS 1.0, however, standards groups are moving to end of life TLS 1.0 along with SSL 3.0. For example PCI Security Council PCI-PADSS 3.1. TLS 1.0 will...
  • OpenEdge AppServer - Need to access the security context on the HTTP header in ABL...

    • Under Review
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    Single sign-on infrastructure to support strong authentication of the SSL client certificate on a web server – most prominently CA's Siteminder – provide the security context on the HTTP header. This security information usually contains...
  • Enhance error 8812 lock wait time-out

    • Under Review
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    It would be great if this message would include some identifying information about the locked record and the connection id of the pprocess that holds the lock. e.g. table name and rowid or primary key info instead of "Lock wait timeout of 1800...
  • Enable ON STOP phrase to throw errors.

    The ON STOP phrase allows for UNDO, RETURN ERROR, but that is not caught by the blocks associated catch block. ON STOP does not allow UNDO, THROW. The idea is that ON STOP UNDO, THROW will alter the behaviour of a STOP condition to raise a new Progress...
  • VALID-OBJECT() should have an overload for HANDLE variables

    The DELETE OBJECT statement is used to destroy both strong and weak typed objects, but testing for validity of these objects was implemented using two different functtions, namely VALID-HANDLE() and VALID-OBJECT(). It is proposed that, VALID-OBJECT...