ASKTIME is a CICS verb that returns an ABSTIME (which is defined as PIC S9(15) COMP-3 in COBOL). ABSTIME is the number of milliseconds rounded to the nearest hundredth of a second since 0000 January 1, 1900. FORMATTIME is the CICS verb that converts an ABSTIME into recognizable data.http://www.s390.ibm.com
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