Legacy applications I imagine. You also wondered about why the 52nd character. Again, legacy from Pr1me I suppose. That predates my involvement or usage of UV but most of those subroutines were to make migrating easier.
Regards, LeRoy Sent from my iPhone 5s > On Jan 28, 2014, at 6:15 PM, Wjhonson <wjhon...@aol.com> wrote: > > > I was just trying to think of a reason why I'd want specifically to know how > many arguments the subroutine has. > That is, why was this particular fact chosen as the returned status code ? > > > > -----Original Message----- > From: Keith Johnson [DATACOM] <keith.john...@datacom.co.nz> > To: 'email@example.com' <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Sent: Tue, Jan 28, 2014 3:10 pm > Subject: Re: [U2] [UV] Programmatic Verification of Globally Cataloged > Subroutine > > > Hi, > > LeRoy Dreyfuss said that you would have to change 52 to 12 for EXIST to work. > > The globally cataloged programs have an extra 40 characters put on the front, > so > that would cause a problem. > > @RECORD[1,4] is a count of the number of times the program has been used. > > @RECORD[5,8] is who cataloged it > > @RECORD[13,4] are the date and time (I think) > > > Regards, Keith > > > > _______________________________________________ > U2-Users mailing list > U2-Users@listserver.u2ug.org > http://listserver.u2ug.org/mailman/listinfo/u2-users > > > _______________________________________________ > U2-Users mailing list > U2-Users@listserver.u2ug.org > http://listserver.u2ug.org/mailman/listinfo/u2-users _______________________________________________ U2-Users mailing list U2-Users@listserver.u2ug.org http://listserver.u2ug.org/mailman/listinfo/u2-users