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Accessing a Service

Annotations

Right Hand Pointer

actualkeyword

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents a keyword in a parameter of a method of an object. Such a keyword can be either a name or a string literal.

fservice

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents a property or a method of an object. A reference to such an entity consists of the name of the entity, optionally followed by a parameter list (enclosed in parentheses, separated by commas).

namedactual

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents a value in a parameter of a method of an object. Such value can be passed either "by value" or "by reference".

namedactuallist

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents the list of parameters that may be passed to a method of an object. Parameters in this list (enclosed in parameters, separated by commas) may be either "values" (passed "by value" or "by reference) or "named values" (passed as a keyword = value combination). Simple "values" as well as "named values" may be passed "by value" as well as "by reference".

object

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents an a reference to an object. Such a reference can be any expression that results in a value that is a handle or pointer to an object.

owmethod

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents a method of an object. Such a reference looks like an expression that identifies an object, followed by a period, followed by the name of that property (optionally followed by a parameter list enclosed in parentheses; parameters are separated by commas).

owproperty

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents a property of an object. Such a reference looks like an expression that identifies an object, followed by a period, followed by the name of that property (optionally followed by a parameter list enclosed in parentheses; parameters are separated by commas).

owservice

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents a property or method of an object. Such a reference looks like an expression that identifies an object, followed by a period, followed by the name of that property (optionally followed by a parameter list enclosed in parentheses; parameters are separated by commas).

servicename

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents the name of a property or a method of an object. Such a name may be either a M[UMPS] name, or a string literal.

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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, 21:33:04 .

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