DIVIDE builtin precision 
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 DIVIDE builtin precision


> What would the syntax
>    DIVIDE(value,4,0)

Produces Value/4, with precision 0 (which is specified by the
third argument).
Natuarlly, the compiler would object, and has substituted
a non-zero value for the precision.
> mean?
> It seems to be accepted by PL/I for MVS & VM without complaint
> but Enterprise PL/I issues the message IBM1435I and replaces the
> digits value by 1. I understand the error but I am wondering what
> this syntax might have meant in the past.

> Any ideas?

> Bill

Sun, 25 Dec 2005 18:59:36 GMT  
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