COBOL Language

Category: Programming Languages [LC]

The COBOL language definition is based on ISO COBOL and includes extensions to support internationalization, to provide facilities for screen handling for interactive applications, and to allow file sharing and locking.

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Referenced Documents:

COBOL Language

ISO 1989:1985, Programming Languages - COBOL (Endorsement of ANSI Standard X3.23-1985). ANSI Standard Amendment 1 X3.23a-1989

ISO/IEC 1989/Amendment 1:1992, Intrinsic Function Module (technically identical to ANSI Standard X3.23a-1989)

Conformance Statement Questionnaires:

CSQ for COBOL Language Product Standard

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