Programmer's name parameter - IBM-JCL

Parameter Type

Positional, required (according to installation procedures)

Purpose

Use the programmer’s name parameter to identify the person or group responsible for a job.

1.Syntax

programmer’s-name

Location: Place the programmer’s name parameter immediately after the accounting information parameter and before all keyword parameters.

Omission: Do not code a comma to indicate the absence of the programmer’s name parameter. For example:

//JOBA JOB ’D58/706’,MSGCLASS=A

Special Characters: Enclose the programmer’s name in apostrophes when:

  • The name contains special characters, other than hyphens, leading periods, or embedded periods. For example:
  • //JOBB JOB ,S-M-TU //JOBC JOB ,.ABC //JOBD JOB ,P.F.M //JOBE JOB ,’BUILD/PAUL’ //JOBF JOB ,’MAE BIRDSALL’
  • The last character of the name is a period. For example:
  • //JOBG JOB ,’A.B.C.’
  • Code each apostrophe that is part of the name as two consecutive apostrophes. For example, code O'DONNELL as 'O''DONNELL'.

2.Parameter Definition

programmer’s-name
Identifies the job’s owner. The name must not exceed 20 characters, including all special characters.

3.Examples of the Programmer’s Name Parameter

Example

//APP JOB ,G.M.HILL

This JOB statement specifies a programmer’s name with no accounting information. The leading comma may be optional; check with your installation.

Example

//DELTA JOB ’T.O’’NEILL’

The programmer’s name contains special characters. The installation requires no accounting information. The imbedded apostrophe is coded as two consecutive apostrophes; the entire name must be enclosed in apostrophes.

Example

//#308 JOB (846349,GROUP12),MATTHEW

This JOB statement specifies an account number, additional accounting information, and a programmer’s name.

Example

//JOBA JOB ’DEPT. 15E’

This installation requires the department number in the programmer’s name parameter.


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