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INITACCROSS initialisation for arrays of structures

Several releases ago, the language introduced a "DIMACROSS" attribute, to quote the Language Reference: "The DIMACROSS attribute specifies a DIMENSION attribute on a structure, but one which will be ...

Planned for Future Release


Increase length limit for SYSPARM option

Please increase the length limit for SYSPARM from 64 characters to 1000 characters (as for COPYRIGHT option). Please provide this enhancement in the versions 5.3 and 5.2 as well.



Support for YYYDDD in date patterns

Please add support for the YYYDDD format in date patterns.

Need More Information


Built-in Function SYSDSN

PL/I is lacking the ability to check for the existence of a dataset. Adding a built-in function like the clist SYSDSN function would be very helpful. DECLARE FOUND BIT(1) INIT('0'B); FOUND = SY...

Planned for Future Release

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