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[open-cobol-list] Access to PL22.4 documents

From: vince coen
Subject: [open-cobol-list] Access to PL22.4 documents
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 13:10:57 +0000
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Mr Bob Karlin;

I understand that it is intended that PL22.4 changes its current model from 
Public access of documents to restricted access for members only.

The number of documents for which I am directly interested in, is limited to 
one, i.e.,  20xx- Base Document for 20xx standard February 2008 (Nelson) or 
its updated counterpart.

I am an author of Open Source software that supports the Open Source Cobol 
compilation system known as Open Cobol (available freely on 
for whom the lead programmer is Roger While.

My current products is a cross reference reporting tool also available at prior to it forming part of OC (Open Cobol) and also in early 
development, a Cobol source profiler also for OC.

As OC is Open Source, it is available to all, under the GPL license for no 
charge. The development of which is done entirely during Roger's and my free 

Currently I do not work and at 62 years old I'm unlikely to find a new posting 
so I do not have funds to pay to belong to any group or service organisation 
to support a product that I offer free of charge (and for which will remain 

I would appreciate it, that access to the above document and any other related 
documents is kept freely available for both of us to read and download as 
proposed changes to the standard will effect the development of OC and its 

I would therefore appreciate any help you can give in this matter.

Vincent B Coen
Epping Road
CM19 5DA

Cobol programmer since 1963 and compiler support (ICL, IBM, Microfocus) since 

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