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samchris

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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 3:08 pm    Post subject: What is the actual use of comp and comp3
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hi friends
in interview thay asked me what is the actual use of comp and comp3 field?
i told comp 3 used to store packed decimal format,comp used to store binary format. like they asked me explain Briefly.
plz answer this question.


thank in advance
paul
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PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2006 4:53 pm    Post subject:
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Please go through the following link. http://www.discinterchange.com/TechTalk_COBOL_comp_.html
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http://www.discinterchange.com/TechTalk_Packed_fields_.html
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