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Left Hand Pointer

routinebody

Annotations

Right Hand Pointer

commands

Introduced in the 1984 ANSI M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents one or more commands.

eor

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

This metalanguage symbol represents the internal encoding for "end of routine" within a routine. Although the standard does not specify how a routine should be stored internally in a system, the standard does specify that the data stream created for routine interchange between implementations should encode the "end of routine" as a Carriage Return followed by a Form Feed.

li

Introduced in the 1990 ANSI M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents a level indicator mark. A level indicator mark is written as a period, followed by zero or more space characters.

routinebody

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

This metalanguage symbol represents the executable part of a routine. The routine body consists of one or more lines of M[UMPS] code, followed by an "end-of-routine" marker (see metalanguage symbol eor.

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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 28-Nov-2011, 21:33:03 .

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