"whose pound sign is more like the old British unit of monetary value"
The pound sign is still the British unit of monetary value - £
The pound sign # is known as the hash mark in the UK (or at least it was when I lived there 30 years ago

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Just because you can, doesn't mean you should. Suppose you send it to someone whose pound sign is more like the old British unit of monetary value?


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From: James Lampert <jamesl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Date: 04/28/2011 12:50 PM
Subject: Allowable characters in field names, was Re: Distributing
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Alan Campin wrote:
You have to send the object and run the script to create the function.
And Rob wrote:
There are stored in QSYS2/SYSFUNCS.

Fascinating.

I was led to believe that field names (unless quoted) only accepted
uppercase letters, digits, and underscores. And yet I just learned
empirically that "#" is also allowed. Any other allowable characters I
don't know about?

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