Re: COBOL Samples & Validation

"William M. Klein" <>
21 Nov 1998 12:02:23 -0500

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From: "William M. Klein" <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers,comp.lang.cobol
Date: 21 Nov 1998 12:02:23 -0500
Organization: ICGNetcom
References: 98-11-092
Keywords: Cobol

Richard Schooler wrote...
>We're looking for samples of COBOL code, especially large applications
>and exhaustive coverage of COBOL features. Has anyone used the NIST
>suite ( ...

The NIST test are definitely NOT a very good set of programs to test
actually COBOL usage. The can cover most verbs and syntax - but not in
anything resembling "real world" usage.

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