Vernon,

QSYS2 is primarily used for cross-platform objects that come with OS/400 but
do not start with the letter 'Q'.  As most users expect IBM to only use 'Q'
prefixed objects on AS/400, these non-Q objects are placed in QSYS2 which
hopefully makes them easy to get out of your library list if their names
happen to collide with application derived names.  (and yes, there are some
QSYS objects that do not start with a 'Q' but that doesn't change a primary
reason for QSYS2)

Bruce Vining

>Marc
>
>At 10:30 PM 12/8/97 -0500, you wrote:
>
>-snip-
>
>>By the way, I'm curious, why is there a QSYS2?  Why aren't those objects
>>in QSYS?
>
>I don't know _why_ they're there, but that is where the system SQL catalogs
>are kept, for one thing.
>
>Cheers
>
>Vernon Hamberg
>Systems Software Programmer
>Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
>400 Second Avenue South
>Minneapolis, MN 55401
>(612) 371-1111 x480



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