• Subject: Re: Decimal Data Error
  • From: Denis Robitaille <drobitaille@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Sep 1997 08:57:45 -0400
  • Organization: Cascades inc.

John Earl wrote:
> Tim,
> In addition to all the other good advice that you've gotten (15, 5
> parameters, RPG's default packing of internally defined fields, etc.), it's
> a good rule of thumb to always use Z-ADD when moving data between two
> numeric fields.  Save your MOVE and MOVEL op-codes for character data, and
> you won't have to worry about incompatibilities between different numeric
> data types and field sizes (you still have to be concerned with high order
> truncation though :-o ).

This is a very good advice.

Denis Robitaille
Cascades Inc.
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