|Oracle9i Supplied PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference
Release 1 (9.0.1)
Part Number A89852-02
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This function tests a file handle to see if it identifies an open file.
IS_OPEN reports only whether a file handle represents a file that has been opened, but not yet closed. It does not guarantee that there will be no operating system errors when you attempt to use the file handle.
Active file handle returned by an