Record Sets Commentary

General:. Record Sets in Glee are like tables of structures in other languages. A record set is a special kind of sequence. Its first element lists the field names for subsequent elements which comprise the table. They have facilities for adding and deleting fields and records. Glee record sets do not impose a discipline. They merely provide a mechanism for naming and thereby referring to elements of a sequence. They make programs more readable. The methods of the object also provide some powerful tools for common programming needs regarding manipulation of tables.