In the third example SAS is trying to read 100 characters for x then
going on to read y. Since the line consists of less than 100
characters, it bombs.
It takes time to be a success,
but time is all it takes.
In article <000D8C93.C21292@westat.com>,
HERMANS1 <HERMANS1@WESTAT.COM> wrote:
<snip> The third example produces output that I can't explain fully, but
appears to be a result that one would hope to avoid.
> data test;
> infile cards dlm='" ';
> input x $char100. y;
> "ABCDEFGHI " 1
> "ABCDEFGHIJK" 2
> "ABC" 3
> proc print;
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