MERANT Micro Focus Server Express

Compatibility Guide


Issue 1
January 1999

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This COBOL system supports many dialects of COBOL. This guide describes how to migrate RM/COBOL and DG Interactive COBOL applications to run with this COBOL system.

This COBOL system supports the COBOL language described in your Language Reference and Language Reference - Additional Topics.


The aim of this Guide is to enable you to migrate from any of these environments:

to this COBOL environment. It is intended to be used by users who want to:

Any error messages and numbers that may be returned when you submit your program to this COBOL system or when you execute the resulting code are different in the two environments. This should present no problems, but is something of which you should be aware.

It is assumed that you are familiar with the COBOL language, and have access to the Server Express documentation.

About this Manual

This manual describes how can use this COBOL system to:

Notation in this Manual