Fehd, Ronald J. wrote in message
>> From: Nick [mailto:nick_s_downie@HOTMAIL.COM]
>> Explaination required..
>> What is the difference in processing terms between comments such as...
>> *** this is a comment*** ;
>SAS statement comments show up in the log.
>> /*** this is another comment ***/
>Slash-asterisk comments do not show up in the log
Not so. See this log excerpt - both styles appear in the log, quotes are
not mismatched, and there is no attempt to resolve apparent macro variables.
46 * this"s a &problem?;
47 data _null_;
48 PUT /*THIS IS A TEST*/ 'TEST';
NOTE: The DATA statement used 0.05 seconds.