On Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:08:16 -0600, Mike Schwab wrote:

>There is nothing to prevent a user or product to go ahead and use
>PARMDD, and it could point to the program's (compiler's) specific
>overrides.  The program (compiler) can only read the PARM for the
>length it specifies (100/255) until modified to allow a parm length of
>32K.  Maybe a couple releases down the road you can give a warning
>message that the program (compiler) specific parm will be removed.
Where is the COBOL compiler's limit on PARM length documented?
In view of the wealth of options available in COBOL even 255 (which
an earlier ply in this thread suggested was an error) seems uncomfortably

-- gil

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