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10
votes

JSON GENERATE : Conditional SUPPRESS

JSON object, unlike copy cobol, are flexible : a JSON object can have non-mandatory name/value pairs missing. Currently with JSON GENERATE : - for a string, when the value is all space, a single sp...

Uncommitted Candidate

9
votes

Add recommended data types to command documentation

When reviewing code, we try to teach the developers to use the right data type for the right purpose - use a binary index, don't do calculations with display numerics, etc. It would be very helpful i...

Uncommitted Candidate

5
votes

User-Defined Functions in Mainframe COBOL

The mainframe COBOL compilers support the use of intrinsic functions through the use of the FUNCTION keyword, e.g., in the MOVE statement. Examples: MOVE FUNCTION CURRENT-DATE TO CUR-DATETIME. MOVE...

Submitted

4
votes

Enterprise Cobol V6+ - Multi >>WHEN for >>EVALUATE directive

The >>WHEN conditions of the >>EVALUATE directive should behave like the WHEN conditions of the EVALUATE instruction: when several conditions follow one another, without any intermediate text, they sh...

Submitted

3
votes

Enterprise Cobol V6+ - >>NOP for >>EVALUATE directive

In addition to our RFE 145885, we suggest the provision of a directive that does no action to be associated with a >>WHEN condition in a >>EVALUATE directive. It could be a >>NOP or >>CONTINUE direct...

Submitted

3
votes

XML Generate not aware of CDATA section, was: case numer TS004007239

Handling of Data within a CDATA Section when generating XML is incorrect. The COBOL compiler starts to escape characters within a CDATA section when that section contains (valid) XML. According to the...

Under Consideration

3
votes

Allow specification of xsi:schemaLocation on NAMESPACE for XML Generate.

In order to correctly validate a generated xml we are required to specify the xsi:schemaLocation for the used namespace. The current implementation of XML Generate allows to specify a namespace, but i...

Under Consideration

3
votes

Suppression of IGYCB7312-I messages that appear in the compile listing when...

This is an enhancement request to add a sub-option to the INLINE compiler option that allows for the suppression of the IGYCB7312-I messages that appear in the compile listing when inlining occurs.

Under Consideration

3
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

2
votes

Enterprise Cobol V6+ - comment directive

We suggest implementing a "comment" compilation directive. This could be the >>* directive. This directive would allow comments to be introduced in a source code, which would not be returned to the ...

Submitted

2
votes

Compiler Directives

We do not like the inclusion of the compiler directives and the commenting out of non-included statements. We think all directives and non-included statements should be excluded from the source listin...

Under Consideration

2
votes

Enterprise Cobol V6 - Invalid binary code for set address by reference modi...

Hi A SET ADDRESS OF / TO ADDRESS OF statement from a unbounded dataitem, and in the presence of the SSRANCE option, generates an invalid binary code: message IGZ0072S / IGZ0308W is triggered uncondit...

Is a Defect

2
votes

COBOL Compilers - implement RULES(NOLAXDEFINE)

In case TS003867482 the support asks to open this RFE. Implement a RULES(NOLAXDEFINE) that will flag disagreements in structure length at the 01-level, something that's not being done by the compiler ...

Uncommitted Candidate

2
votes

Help identifying moves causing invalid numeric values

Different move statements can cause invalid numeric values to be stored in numbers. This will cause dumps when compiling with NUMPROC(PFD) and ZONEDATA(PFD). We would like the compiler to help the pr...

Uncommitted Candidate

1
votes

Enterprise Cobol - Source text replacement in string

The REPLACE and COPY REPLACING directives allow replacements to be made in the source text, but these replacements only apply to COBOL words. Unless we are mistaken, it is not possible to carry out r...

Submitted


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