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7.2 The SREV Field Attribute

The SREV field attribute is provided to assist the collating sequence of bi-directional data stored in database files.

It indicates that the field's contents should be reversed as it crosses the interface between an RDML application program and a database I/O module or *DBOPTIMIZE generated inline I/O logic.

This means that everywhere the field is referenced at the RDML (or programmer) level it is in a reversed format to what it is at the I/O level or the database level.

The following should be noted about using this attribute:

   Operations that may be affected by this consideration include: