At 10:43 AM 5/26/98 -0700, Erick wrote:
>Recently, I read an article that suggested that using a return in an RPG
>program would improve system performance simply by staying resident in
>memory during the job stream. 
>If this is the case, would all the data areas and work variables have to
>be reinitialized?

Well, no... but the code must be written in such a way that it doesn't matter 
if they contain values from the previous invocation. This can be a daunting 
task with some programs. In all but the most trivial case, a program needs to 
be designed to handle this from the start.

Pete Hall

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