Wed May 21 20:44:52 UTC 2008
William L. Maltby <CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com>

On Wed, 2008-05-21 at 14:26 -0500, Scott Nelson wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-05-21 at 13:47 -0500, Michael wrote:
> > Just curious, maybe some old timers could help me out. I am working  
> > with
> > a company that is migrating 20 years of Mainframe Software Development
> > to Unix, HPUX. How much harder would it be to go to Linux, Centos  
> > Linux?
> Probably not hard at all -- I can't imagine a cobol compiler/runtime/ 
> executable needing anything in HP/UX that isn't in Centos (or any  
> other Linux for that matter).  The bigger problem is getting the COBOL  
> vendor to port to the version of Linux you want, Centos in this case.
> > [...] anyone have any experience with Fujitsu Cobol on Centos?
> I have not, but we do use AcuCOBOL version 4 from AcuCorp which was  
> recently bought by MicroFocus (they are up to version 8 now: http://www.microfocus.com/products/extend/ 
>   )
> Scott

I also used AcuCobol, after I left "The Big Company", on an SCO
micro-based application. It was also quite decent. No surprises

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