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Fluorite | Level 6

K functions - how did SAS decide on the letter k for the prefix?

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SuryaKiran
Meteorite | Level 14

In the mid-1980s, a set of string manipulation functions for Kanji characters handling were released. The K functions were born! 

 

Source : https://www.sas.com/content/dam/SAS/support/en/sas-global-forum-proceedings/2018/1902-2018.pdf

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Suryakiran

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Tom
Super User Tom
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Are we allowed to guess? They flipped a coin?  Called RANUNI() function?  Kanji? Katakana?

 

novinosrin
Tourmaline | Level 20

@Tom  love your sense of humor. Thank you sir , you made me laugh hahahahaha

SuryaKiran
Meteorite | Level 14

In the mid-1980s, a set of string manipulation functions for Kanji characters handling were released. The K functions were born! 

 

Source : https://www.sas.com/content/dam/SAS/support/en/sas-global-forum-proceedings/2018/1902-2018.pdf

Thanks,
Suryakiran

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