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4
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COBOL 6 needs to utilize the memory in the 64 bit address space for busines...

Humana proposes the following changes to the COBOL 6 compiler OR, creation of a new COBOL64 compiler with these capabilities. 1. Make the Compiler capable of utilizing the 64-bit address space to take...

Submitted

3
votes

DB2 SQL TYPE ROWSET FOR n ROWS

To facilitate the declaration of host-variables necessary for multirow access in DB2, I suggest the creation of a new SQL type dedicated to the creation (generation) of structures with OCCURS on eleme...

Under Consideration

2
votes

Cobol data type that corresponds to Db2 for z/OS DECFLOAT data type

In Db2 for z/OS you can store data as DECFLOAT. There is no corresponding Cobol data type, so when using DECFLOAT in Cobol programs we have to cast between DECFLOAT and a Cobol data type that does not...

Submitted

2
votes

Enterprise Cobol V6R2+ Support REPLACE directive with ALSO phrase

ISO/IEC 1989:202x WD 1.00 describes the ALSO phrase for compiler directive REPLACE. This is currently not implemented in Enterprise Cobol 6.2. ALSO will enable us to use more than one REPLACE stateme...

Under Consideration

2
votes

64 bit support in COBOL

We need 64 bit addressing capability with our COBOL application program executables.

Uncommitted Candidate

2
votes

Enterprise Cobol V6R2+ - Using a "DEFINEd" compilation-variable in source c...

Using a "DEFINEd" compilation-variable in the source code of a Cobol program could be interesting: CBL DEFINE (COUNT = 100) >> DEFINE COUNT AS PARAMETER ... 01 ARRAY. 05 ITEM OCCURS COUNT. ... ...

Uncommitted Candidate

2
votes

Automatic internal conversion of indices to index

When a data-item declared in Working-Storage or Local-Storage is used to access the elements of a table (OCCURS), and is not used to access other tables (data-item dedicated to a table), this data-ite...

Under Consideration

2
votes

Facilitate use of COBOL records in EXEC SQL multi-row operations.

Given a COBOL record like 01 X. 05 Y1 ... 05 Y2 ... ... in a COPYbook which could be used as a target for a SQL FETCH (let's say generated by DB2's DCLGEN), we need a mechanism ...

Uncommitted Candidate

1
votes

Show inserted CICS elements as part of the source code COBOL listing

When compiling with the COBOL co-processor, when CICS elements DFHEIBLK and DFHCOMMAREA are not coded by the programmer they are inserted by the compiler into the LINKAGE SECTION and as parameters on ...

Uncommitted Candidate

1
votes

Entreprise Cobol - Internal format for INDEX with offset and occurrence num...

The internal storage format of an INDEX uses four bytes to store the offset relative to the beginning of the memory table (as long as the compiler generates 31-bit addressing code). We propose to use ...

Submitted

1
votes

COBOL 6.2 behaviour: during NUMCHECK, "check" only on ARITHMETIC OPERATION

Customer uses compilation parameter NUMCHECK(ZON(NOALPHNUM), ABD) as suggested by IBM, but he would like that DISPLAY statement would be escluded by ABEND. Customer would like the "check" only on ARI...

Submitted

1
votes

COBOL error messages diversification about INITCHECK use

Customer would like to differenziate message IGYCB7311-W based on tipology of field definition. That is a different message number for Disp-Num, Packed-Dec, Display, Binary, Disp-Num-Edit. The reaso...

Submitted

1
votes

Support for regular expressions in source manipulation functions

The REPLACE and COPY REPLACING commands processed during the source code analysis phase during compilation should support regular expressions for both looking for text patterns, but also for replaceme...

Submitted

1
votes

Index shared by multiple tables

It can be useful to be able to access the same position in a synchronized way in several tables. In this case it is necessary to use an indice (numeric data item) that is independent of each table. Ho...

Submitted

1
votes

Support SYSOUT for dynamic file allocation

Enterprise Cobol support dynamic allocation for file (use of an environment variable named with ddname an file parameters in value for allocation). But if we try to allocate a SYSOUT, this raise an er...

Declined


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