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Re: possible document error

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: possible document error
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 13:51:59 -0800
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Jason Stover <address@hidden> writes:

> Section 6.6 of the manual gives this decsription of
> the FILE HANDLE syntax:
>      FILE HANDLE handle_name
>              /NAME='filename'
>              /MODE={CHARACTER,IMAGE}
>              /LRECL=rec_len
>              /TABWIDTH=tab_width
> But below this definition, rather than describing the IMAGE mode,
> there is a description of the BINARY mode:
> "   By contrast, in BINARY mode, the data file is opened in ANSI C binary
> mode and records are a fixed length.  In BINARY mode, LRECL specifies
> the record length in bytes, with a default of 1024.  Tab characters are
> never expanded to spaces in binary mode."
> Should the syntax definition say 'BINARY' instead of 'IMAGE'?

IMAGE is correct, not BINARY.  That's what the implementation

If you'd like to do a search-and-replace and check it in, that'd
be great.
"Implementation details are beyond the scope of the Java virtual
 machine specification.  One should not assume that every virtual
 machine implementation contains a giant squid."
--"Mr. Bunny's Big Cup o' Java"

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