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General Command Rules

Annotations

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command

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

This metalanguage symbol represents the general syntax of a command.

Note that for all commands (except For), a certain equivelance holds. Assuming that "verb" replaces the actual command name:

verb arg1 verb arg2 verb arg3 ...

is defined to be equivalent to

verb arg1,arg2,arg3,...

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

This metalanguage symbol represents sequence of characters that can be used to represent the name of a command.

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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 12-Sep-2014, 12:14:01 .

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