What does aspect-oriented programming mean to Cobol?

@inproceedings{Lmmel2005WhatDA,
  title={What does aspect-oriented programming mean to Cobol?},
  author={Ralf L{\"a}mmel and Kris De Schutter},
  booktitle={AOSD '05},
  year={2005}
}
We study AOP in the context of business programming with Cobol. We face the following questions: What are join points in Cobol programs? What is advice? Does classic Cobol provide any constructs that hint at AOP? (Yes!) What are typical crosscutting concerns in the Cobol world? How do otherwise typical crosscutting concerns make sense for Cobol? How does AOP for Cobol align with classic re-engineering transformations for Cobol? We deliver an AOP language design for Cobol. Codename: AspectCobol… 

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