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Thank you for submitting this request. We assessed the value vs cost of adding the SQL information to the Object Description (OIR) and decided not
to implement the changes.
The CEAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a MEDIUM priority requirement that should be addressed. We understand the thought behind this RFE but in it is current form this RFE seem too broad. Perhaps you could request something more specific to address individual elements of this issue
Background: The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CEAC has a crucial role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community and has therefore reviewed your RFE.
To find out how CEAC help to shape the future of IBM i, see CEAC @ ibm.biz/BdYSYj and the article "The Five Hottest IBM i RFEs Of The Quarter" at ibm.biz/BdYSZT
Therese Eaton – CEAC Program Manager, IBM
Paul, internally the object name is stored in a 30-byte area and has been for decades. They've always only exposed the first 10 bytes. But this is more of an "inside baseball" thing.
The CAAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a “nice to have” low priority feature. IBM is staging support over multiple releases, and this should be handled as part of that staging.
Background: The COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CAAC has a key role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community, and has therefore reviewed your RFE.
For more information about CAAC, see www.common.org/caac
Nancy Uthke-Schmucki - CAAC Program Manager
Completely agree from a design standpoint.
Identifiers should be in the objects (then used by any catalog if one wants).
Object names of 30 bytes ? Am I missing something ?