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PostPosted: Wed Mar 09, 2005 10:56 pm    Post subject: what is the difference b/w VS cobol-II and IBM cobol
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i want to know the difference betwenn vs cobol-II and IBM cobol.
please send me the link where i can find the basic details on vs cobol-II and IBM cobol
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 09, 2005 11:05 pm    Post subject: Re
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IBM Cobol is also called as COBOL for os/390 and MVS.

VS COBOL II was implemented based on ANSI - 85 Standards. The following facilities are available in IBM COBOL:

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* RECURSIVE Programs

* LINE SEQUESTIAL /HFS File Organization

* LOCAL STORAGE SECTION

* INTRINSIC FUNCTIONS

* LE CALLABLE SERVICES

* PROCEDURE DIVISION USING BY REF/VALUE & RETURNING

* NATIVE BINARY DATA (COMP-5)

* ENHANCED CURRENCY SIGN PROCESSING (WITH PICTURE SYMBOL)

* 'ALL ' LITERAL IN SUBSCRIPTING

* OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING PARADISHM

* 31 DIGIT EXTENDED DECIMAL DATA SUPPORT (ARITH)

* MILLENNIUM LANGUAGE EXTENSIONS INTEGRATION(DATEPROC&YEARWINDOW)

* DYNAMIC LINK LIBRARY SUPPORT (DLL & EXP)

* HIGH DEBUGGING ENHANCEMENTS (HOOK/SYM/SEP TEST)

* ENHANCED OPTIMIZATIONS (STD/FULL OPTIMIZE)

* DB2 SQL COPROCESSOR INTEGRATION (SQL)

* SUPPORT FOR OS/390 UNIX SYSTEM SERVICES
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PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2005 5:28 pm    Post subject: How will I get the IBM COBOL manuals
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Hello,

Can you please provide links of IBM Manuals for IBM COBOL ?

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Sinu
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PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2005 6:06 pm    Post subject: Re: what is the difference b/w VS cobol-II and IBM cobol
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They would be a the top of the page where it says "Manuals".
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PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2005 6:10 pm    Post subject: Re: what is the difference b/w VS cobol-II and IBM cobol
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sinusam...

http://ibmmainframes.com//manuals.php

Is this the one you are looking for......

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Priyesh.
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