Interim report on bureau of ships COBOL evaluation program

  title={Interim report on bureau of ships COBOL evaluation program},
  author={M. Siegel and A. E. Smith},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  • M. Siegel, A. E. Smith
  • Published 1962
  • Computer Science
  • Commun. ACM
  • The Bureau of Ships, as manager of eleven shipyards using computers, has a vital interest in COBOL and has contributed to the CODASYL efl'ort from the beginning. The immediate benefit will be better documentation of systems and programs, the lack of which appears to be the world-wide "bl ight" of the computer program. As more experience is gained and as COBOL compilers get better and more standardized, the following advantages are expected: 1. Programs can be exchanged between… CONTINUE READING
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