Why undefined job on DESELECT statement is selected to run on CA Workload Automation ESP Edition?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question:

Why undefined job on DESELECT statement is selected to run on CA Workload Automation ESP Edition?

Environment:
CA WA ESP Edition Z/OS
Answer:

DESELECT is an indirect way to define jobs, and the following SELECT for SUBAPPL makes the job being selected to run.