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COBOL coding conventions a proposal by D. John Monin

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Published by Dept. of Business Studies, School of Business, Massey University in [Palmerston North, N.Z.] .
Written in English



  • New Zealand.


  • COBOL (Computer program language) -- Standards -- New Zealand.

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Statementby D. John Monin.
SeriesOccasional paper - Department of Business Studies, Massey University ; no. 7
LC ClassificationsQA76.73.C25 M66
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4474461M
LC Control Number79301859

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