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Number of votes Request headline and description

6
votes

Enhance EPLI DISPLAY Command (Route-,Descriptorcodes)

Hello The EPLI DISPLAY Compile option determines how the DISPLAY statement performs I/O. This sets the options (e.g. WTO Routcode, Descriptor Code) for the Display Command I´d like to see more flex...

Planned for Future Release

4
votes

New builtin IFTHENELSE

a new builtin IFTHENELSE(expr, truepart, falsepart) should evaluate the expr and returns the truepart or the falsepart the returned datatype depends on the coded parts (e.g. bit, alphanumeric or numer...

Planned for Future Release

3
votes

new LIMITS-STRING-Suboption 64K

the compiler option limits(string(64K)) should be also allowed VARYING strings could then still have a 2-byte prefix, but the compiler and library code would treat that length prefix as UNSIGNED FIXED...

Submitted

3
votes

XMLNAME attribute for xmlchar

XMLCHAR converts a structure to XML sometimes it's necessary to use XML names including none allowed PLI characters (e.g. ":")

Planned for Future Release

2
votes

UNION padding should also cause info message

The compiler shows messages if padding in aligned structure happens The compile should also show a message if padding happens in union's

Submitted

2
votes

BY NAME, Mis-Matched Level Numbers

A compiler warning should be issued when there is a level number mis-match on an assignment statement using BY NAME. Currently there is no compile-time notification that there is a problem. We only ...

Planned for Future Release

2
votes

New UUID built-in function generating a version 4 UUID per RFE 4122

Please provide a new UUID built-in function generating a version 4 UUID per RFC 4122. To be able to generate version 4 and 5 in the same program we suggest the following implementation: - New UUID4 ...

Planned for Future Release

1
votes

Enable JSON capability for code compiled with CMPAT(V1)

RFE to add JSON compatibility for code compiled with CMPAT(V1) compiler option.

Planned for Future Release

1
votes

XMLCHAR Builtin function to support DBCS

Enhance XMLCHAR PL/I built-in function, to support the DBCS characters. Today it supports only Single byte Alphanumeric, numeric, decimals and String values.

Need More Information

1
votes

PL/I on z/OS needs to support Techniques for MEMCONVERT

Provide an optional parameter for the MEMCONVERT builtin function to allow specification of z/OS Unicode Character Conversion Service's supported Techniques.

Planned for Future Release

1
votes

Enhance GETSYSWORD - MSGCLASS/JESNODE/ACTINFO

Please add: MSGCLASS JESNODE ACTINFO1 ACTINFO2, etc.

Planned for Future Release


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