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sandy_venkat

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2008 11:06 am    Post subject: sign bit representation during natural to cobol conversion
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Hi,

I converted a Natural program to cobol. I am facing a situation here. The dataset length if 400.

In the 359th bit and one other bit, i am getting a F(hexa decimal value for positive) when i generate the dataset by running the natural program while i am getting a C(another hex representation for +ve) using the cobol program.

While converting from Natural to cobol do we face situations like these? Are these a problem. If so how can it be solved?

Thanks,

Sandy
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2008 12:07 pm    Post subject:
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We faced that issue during NATURAL to COBOL conversion.

Since we did it using our automatic tool, we conducted the following strategy regarding the issue:
1. We removed the S from any converted COBOL variable that didn't need it (like dates, timstamps etc.).
2. When reading data that was created by NATURAL, we used a special routine that converts the F to C before processing the data.

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