MF COMP-5 (was MF COBOL and IBM data types) 
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 MF COMP-5 (was MF COBOL and IBM data types)

Even more than data portability is the occasional requirement to do bit
manipulation on single bytes and redefining a character to a binary byte can
allow this
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Why would a compiler *not* use the native system format for BINARY
or COMP data in the first place, thus requiring a COMP-5 to get
next to the hardware?

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Fri, 26 Apr 2002 03:00:00 GMT  
 
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