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Subj:   Re: Macros
 
From:   Geoffrey Rommel

     REPLACE MACRO DBCMNGR.ResetAMPUsage
     as (;));
  Can someone explain what the semicolon in the AS statement means?  



That is a macro containing one statement, namely a null statement. In other words, the text of the macro is

;


Such macros are used by the developers as a substitute for access rights. Instead of defining a new access right every time some new system function is created, they just create an empty macro and grant execute on that macro.



     
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