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why the maximum steps in one job is 255

 
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2005 2:10 pm    Post subject: why the maximum steps in one job is 255
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why we are using maximum steps in one job is 255 why maximum steps are not 100 or 300
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 14, 2006 9:48 am    Post subject: Re: why the maximum steps in one job is 255
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There is only 1 byte field allocated for Pointers (pointing all steps in a job), which can address maximum upto 255 locations and hence 255 steps.
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