llpind wrote: > ... > We have so many service programs which have character return values. We’re now starting to do more java development in our shop, and would like to keep our business logic unchanged and centralized. Hence, we been writing wrapper programs to get around these issues, but as you may know these are hard to maintain. ... It would be somewhat easier to maintain wrapper procedures rather than wrapper programs. You could keep each wrapper procedure in the same module as the original procedure.