Announce: Tiny COBOL release (0.1.5)

David Essex <>
18 Jul 2000 13:02:32 -0400

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From: David Essex <>
Newsgroups: comp.lang.cobol,comp.compilers
Date: 18 Jul 2000 13:02:32 -0400
Organization: Echo Online Internet Inc.
Keywords: Cobol, available

A new version of the Tiny COBOL compiler is available at sourceforge (1)
and metalab (2). This release (0.1.5) contains some additions to the
COBOL 85 grammar and some bug fixes.

Project Description:

language: COBOL (COmmon Business Oriented Language)
package: Tiny COBOL
version: 0.1.5 (pre alpha)
license: GPL, LGPL (runtime)
parts: Compiler (produces GNU assembler code for the
                                Linux i386 platform), grammar (yacc,lex),
                                documentation, examples, test suite, run-time
                                library, format conversion utility, source
                                code included.
author: Rildo Pragana <>
location: (1)
description: COBOL compiler for the i386 Linux platform.
conformance: Partial (as close as possible) ANSI COBOL 85. X/Open
                                free format.
features: Linux/UNIX extensions (command line, environmental
                                variables, standard input/output/error).
requires: GNU assembler and linker to produce an executable
ports: Linux on i386 platform.
status: Development status is active.
discussion: tiny-cobol-users <>.
updated: 2000/07/11


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