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kriz_cts

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2005 7:09 pm    Post subject: Total no of divisions in COBOL
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Hi folks,
There are totally six divisions in cobol, We know the first four - ID, environment, working-storage and procedure. Can i know which are the fifth and sixth divsision and its usage.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2005 7:19 pm    Post subject: Re: COBOL-Total divisions
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hey..

I never heard of 6 divisions with COBOL. icon_smile.gif)
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2005 7:28 pm    Post subject: Re: COBOL-Total divisions
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We know the first four - ID, environment, working-storage and procedure.


Dont know about SIX....But Working Storage is a section name....You missed DATA DIVISION instead....

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2005 7:34 pm    Post subject:
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Who told you like this? COBOL contains only four divsions.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2005 7:37 pm    Post subject: cobol
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But I got the info like there are totally six divisions in JCL-cobol
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2005 7:41 pm    Post subject:
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But its been posted in this website under COBOL FAQ's(question no:28)
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2005 7:55 pm    Post subject:
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We are also coming from that group only. It's actually 6 SECTIONS and not 6 DIVISIONS.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 17, 2005 12:10 pm    Post subject: Re: COBOL-Total divisions
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Actually the cobol is said 2 have six division the report section etc r considered 2 b a division .I have also herad abt like that
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 21, 2005 6:18 am    Post subject:
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This is very much like the Medevil discussions of how many Angels can fit on the head of a pin.

My manual says 4. But what difference does it make unless you try to use one that doesn't exist? icon_rolleyes.gif
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