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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 31, 2020

RDI-COBOL: Allow apostrophe for SQL literal delimiter

See Support Case TS003461172--PMR's are old school :-!

In the LPEX editor, SQL statements with a blank value trigger a "SQL0113 Name ' not allowed" message.


exec sql
declare SampleCursor cursor for
select Field1,
' '
from TABLE

This will result in the SQL0113 error.

Use Case:

It would be good to add an RDI preference that when selected would allow the apostrophe (single-quote mark) to be used as the delimiter for literal values. This would allow it to be consistent with shop standards.

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Apr 14, 2020

    Although the theme of this request is consistent with our business strategy, it is not committed to the release that is currently under development.