|Operating System and Languages: COBOL Language|
|Document Number: X98LC|
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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.
COBOL Language Specification.1
COBOL Language Specification.
The referenced specification defines the X/Open COBOL Language.
XPG3 Internationalized System Calls and Libraries, Internationalized System Calls and Libraries, Internationalized System Calls and Libraries Extended, or Internationalized System Calls and Libraries Extended V2.
ISO 1989:1985 (COBOL).2
ISO 1989/Amendment 1:1992 (COBOL Intrinsic Function Module).3
Any of the following:
Refer to Test Suites and Test Laboratories for full details of the COBOL testing requirements.
Upwards-compatible from the XPG3 COBOL Language Product Standard.
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