There are the ground breaking enhancements of RPG in 7.1 release.
Feature 1 ) RPG to access non DB2 database like ORACLE, MySql…
Feature 2) RPG to interface with browser applications , XML or mobile devices. So no need to buy/install the modernization product to make your green screen applications are web enable.
RPG Open will do that for you in native way.
This is the step to take RPG to next level.
These are the enhancement we will be wanting from IBM.
So Let’s wait for it announcement on 2010 & Let RPG talk to web browser directly.