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charset

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

This metalanguage symbol represents the name of a character set.

The initial definition of charset allows only ident characters and digits.

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

More characters are allowed in the name of a character set. The first character may be a "%", and "-" (hyphen), "_" (underscore), "%", "*", ".", "/", "+", ":", "$", "!" and "@" are added to the list of allowable characters.

descriptor

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

This metalanguage symbol represents the name of a character set.

More characters are allowed in the name of a character set. The first character may be a "%", and "-" (hyphen), "_" (underscore), "%", "*", ".", "/", "+", ":", "$", "!" and "@" are added to the list of allowable characters.

descsep

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

This metalanguage symbol represents a character that may be used to separate parts of the name of a character set.

Valid separator characters are: "-" (hyphen), "_" (underscore), "%", "*", ".", "/", "+", ":", "$", "!" and "@".

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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 .

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