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what is low-value and high-value?

Postby leon » Fri Feb 06, 2009 7:59 pm

hi, what is exactly value about low-value and high-value? zero or space in COBOL,
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Re: what is low-value and high-value?

Postby dick scherrer » Sat Feb 07, 2009 1:43 am


The high and low value of a byte are the highest and lowest possible value the byte may contain. X'00" is the lowest value and x'FF' is the highest value you will use on the mainframe. Other systems with a different collating sequence might have somthing else.

There is a bit more here (scroll down):
http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/ ... lr10/1.2.7?
Hope this helps,
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