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Allow longer string compares in Modal Logic in C:D Z/OS processes

See PMR 23729,060,618

In Connect Direct z/OS Processes a recent NF Apar allowed to check Variables 

IF (&TEST EQ C'NO') THEN ..

 

But this is limited to 8 char according to our findings in PMR 

"The description should have noted that when using &variable format, the value must still conform to the 8 character limit since the IF statement is evaluating it as if it were a LABEL."

 

This restriction should be removed  to e.g. allow to check a 44char dataset-name.

  • Guest
  • Sep 20 2018
  • Planned for future release
What is your industry? Banking
How will this idea be used?

Will be used in Connect Direct Processes

  • Admin
    Chris Sanders commented
    22 Feb, 2019 09:57pm

    Thank you for opening this enhancement request with IBM.  I've reviewed this with my team and we are in agreement that adding support for more than 8 characters would be beneficial.   I will accepted this request as an uncommitted candidate and will look to add it to our roadmap moving forward.

    Sincerely,

    Chris Sanders

    Connect:Direct Offering Manager

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