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$ECODE

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ecode

Introduced in the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents a code for an erroneous situation that may be found in the value of intrinsic special variable $ECODE. Such a code looks like one of the letters M, U or Z, followed by one or more printable characters (see the metalanguage symbol graphic) that are not equal to the comma (,).

Codes that start with M are defined in the ANSI M[UMPS] language standard; codes that start with U may be defined by the user; codes that start with Z are defined by the implementor.

noncomma

Introduced in the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents any character (from the 94 printable ASCII characters) that is not the comma character ($Char(44) or ",").

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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, 08:21:47 .

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