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   Thanks, I don't clarify the issue.  The main = issue is that the end-users
   of the data do not want the blanks in the = field/record.  They want
   trailing blanks truncated.

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s@xxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Don
   Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 2:09 PM
   To: COBOL Programming on the iSeries/AS400
   Subject: Re: [COBOL400-L] IFS: Removing blanks from = ASCII, comma
   delimited text file

   well, once you've got it in .csv on the host, why not = zip it and then
   send
   it to the target?  Would be much faster and a = much smaller object in
   transit.

   On Tue, 11 May 2004, Brown, Keith wrote:

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   >    I'm copying an AS/400 library = file to    convert the file to a
   comma    = then FTP'ed to remote    software = package    The
   descriptions.  = Most of the account descriptions are 10-12 bytes so       
each record I'm sending 25-30 blank characters.

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   >    Keith Brown
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