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sats456

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 04, 2005 11:57 pm    Post subject: Minimum Requirements for a COBOL program
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What are the minimum Divisons,Sections, Paragraphs that need to be coded to make a COBOL program run free of error ? Assume that there are no Input and Output files.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 05, 2005 12:28 am    Post subject:
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Code:
ID DIVISION.
PROGRAM-ID. SAMPLE.


is enough...
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 06, 2005 12:34 pm    Post subject:
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hi,
My idea diffres from priya.I think PROCEDURE DIISION is also required, as that is the division which contains the code need to be executed.
as per me
Code:
ID DIVISION
PROGRAM-ID. TEST.
PROCEDURE DIVISION.

Correct me if i am wrong.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 06, 2005 12:38 pm    Post subject: Re: Minimum Requirements for a COBOL program
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Hi,
I think kanak is correct. Procedure Division is needed.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 06, 2005 1:50 pm    Post subject:
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Priya is correct..
just Identification Division and program ID is enough. Try for yourself.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 06, 2005 5:30 pm    Post subject: Re: Minimum Requirements for a COBOL program
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Hi,
Priya is correct. Just Identification Division and Program-Id are enough

for a program to compile error-free.
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