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I trust it still does not refer to a "graceful" shutdown ...
Older'n dirt, I am.
Metzger, Lucinda M said the following on 2/6/2009 11:34 AM:
> "This prompts me to ask -- does anybody here still use the term "abend"
> or am I *really* dating myself? I once used it, thinking it was a
> well-known piece of computer jargon, and my manager had to go look it
> Yes indeed..."abend" is still commonly used with mainframe applications.
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