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umeshkmrsh

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2005 11:19 am    Post subject: significance of the prefix UTS-S-
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I have noticed that sometimes programmer use prefix with the ddname of the file in file section.
Such as:

SELECT PICKLIST-EXTRACT ASSIGN TO UTS-S-PICKEXTR.

Now my question is: Is there any significance of the prefix UTS-S- or it is just for the documentation purpose?
I tried some other arbitrary prefix and my program ran successfully. To me it looks to be just a convention to increase readability.

You all are requested to clarify it.

Title changed from "SELECT <file-name> ASSIGN TO <ddname>" to "significance of the prefix UTS-S- " : Priyesh.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2005 1:24 pm    Post subject: Re: SELECT <file-name> ASSIGN TO <ddname>
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UTS : Denotes for Utility used for File (Such as TAPE/DASD)
S : Denotes Sequential Access

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Priyesh.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2005 2:02 pm    Post subject:
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But is there any importance of this prefix. I tried by giving any prefix say my name and still it compiles and runs successfully?

Could you provide me list of commonly used prefixes.
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