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Postby gokulNmf » Wed Aug 26, 2009 5:36 pm

Hi,
in cobol we use fillers as a variable for the some symbols and constant in a group variable
instead of giving a varibale name. why should we use a filler as a var name instead of a varibale name :? , is there any performance increase?

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Re: about Fillers.

Postby dick scherrer » Thu Aug 27, 2009 12:20 am

Hello,

FILLER is used so that a name is not needed. A name typically implies the field will be referenced in the code. A filler will not be referenced as it has no name.

There is no execution performance difference.
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Postby gokulNmf » Thu Aug 27, 2009 6:31 pm

THANKS DICK..
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Postby dick scherrer » Fri Aug 28, 2009 3:57 am

You're welcome :)

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