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RE: [open-cobol-list] Re: Redefines question

From: Bill Klein
Subject: RE: [open-cobol-list] Re: Redefines question
Date: Fri May 6 13:05:45 2005


> -----Original Message-----
> Roger While wrote:
> > I have had several requests to support redefines whereby
> > the redefining field is larger than the original field.
> > Most compilers accept this (with a warning) and it is
> > allowed in the standards.

*NO* Standard that I know of accepts this and MF is the only compiler that I
know of that does.

Having a SMALLER field redefine a LARGER field is conforming and common
(universal?) but the other way around is not.

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