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Left Hand Pointer

Basic Alphabet

Annotations

Right Hand Pointer

alpha

Introduced in the 1977 ANSI M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents any of the 52 upper and lower case alphabetic characters in the ASCII set.

Removed in the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] language standard (see the meta-language symbol ident).

Button for 1977 Button for 1984 Button for 1990 Button for 1995 Button for MDC Button for notes Button for examples

Copyright © Standard Documents; 1977-2018 MUMPS Development Committee;
Copyright © Examples: 1995-2018 Ed de Moel;
Copyright © Annotations: 2003-2008 Jacquard Systems Research
Copyright © Annotations: 2008-2018 Ed de Moel.

Some specifications are "approved for inclusion in a future standard". Note that the MUMPS Development Committee cannot guarantee that such future standards will indeed be published.

This page most recently updated on 13-Sep-2014, 09:19:31 .

For comments, contact Ed de Moel (demoel@jacquardsystems.com)