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The effect of blank lines in cobol code

 
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shrinivas_3
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2006 11:11 am    Post subject: The effect of blank lines in cobol code
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Hi

i would like to know the effect of blank lines in cobol code.
does it affect performance?

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2006 11:53 am    Post subject: Re: EFFECT OF BLANK LINES IN COBOL CODE
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Shrini,
To my knowledge i think empty lines will not affect performance.

If it is wrong,please correct me.

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Muthuvel.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2006 1:05 pm    Post subject: EFFECT OF BLANK LINES IN COBOL CODE
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Yes, it will not affect performance. During compilation itself blank lines and commented lines will get rejected. So your link edited modules will not have any blink or commented lines in them while execution.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2006 2:21 pm    Post subject: Re: EFFECT OF BLANK LINES IN COBOL CODE
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Hi,
Empty lines in the code is just to improve the readability of the code. Its nothing to do with the performance.

-giri
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