I use them for two purposes. Parameters for a program and to store next
available numbers(Faster).

On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 9:17 AM, Birgitta Hauser <Hauser@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

Hi guys,



we just had a discussion about using data areas.

In my opinion they are not heavily used or needed.

I either create a table/physical file or store the information in global
variables in a specific service program. The data within these global
variables is set and retrieved by calling procedures.



I’m just curious, are you using data areas (heavily) or not?



Mit freundlichen Grüßen / Best regards



Birgitta Hauser



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