PM84266: COBOL variable names are wrongly flagged as reserved words.
Fixes are available
Rational Developer for System z Fix Pack 4 (184.108.40.206) for 8.5.1
Rational Developer for System z Interim Fix 1 for 220.127.116.11
Rational Developer for System z Fix Pack 5 (18.104.22.168) for 8.5.1
Rational Developer for System z Fix Pack 6 (22.214.171.124) for 8.5.1
Rational Developer for System z Interim Fix 1 for 126.96.36.199
Closed as program error.
RD/z 188.8.131.52 LPEX or the COBOL editor. 01 TABLE1. 02 MY-NAME PICTURE X OCCURS 5 TIMES INDEXED BY AS. 02 ATTRIBUTES PICTURE X. Both of the above statments give syntax errors. They both compile okay using Remote Syntax Check. The first gives 'IndexNameList' is invalid because AS is wrongly assumed to be a reserved word. The second gives 'ERROR_TOKEN' unexpected tokens ignored because ATTRIBUTES is wrongly assumed to be a reserved word. The compiler allows these; so should LPEX and the COBOL editor.
None. Change the variables AS or ATTRIBUTES to something else.
COBOL real-time syntax checking was not allowing several "soft keywords" like AS and ATTRIBUTES that can be both keywords and user-defined data names.
COBOL real-time syntax checking has added the known soft keywords so they can be used as user-defined data names. The problem listed in this APAR has been resolved with IBM Rational Developer for System z V184.108.40.206 Fix Pack which is available from the Recommended Fixes support download page: http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=2294&uid=swg27006335
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