GnuCOBOL (formerly OpenCOBOL) is a free, modern COBOL compiler. It implements a substantial portion of the COBOL 85, COBOL 2002 and COBOL 2014 standards, as well as many extensions included in other COBOL compilers.
GnuCOBOL translates COBOL into C and compiles the translated code using a native C compiler.
GnuCOBOL was named GNU Cobol from September 2013 (where the project moved to GNU space) to September 2014. Before becoming a GNU project the name was OpenCOBOL with the same free spirit under GPL/LGPL it has now.
DocumentationFull documentation available online at: http://opencobol.add1tocobol.com/guides/
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This is a GNU package:gnucobol
released on 6 November 2016
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|LGPLv2.1orlater||Genium||15 January 2017|
The run-time library is licensed under GNU Lesser General Public License.
|GPLv2orlater||Genium||15 January 2017|
The GnuCOBOL compiler is licensed under GNU General Public License.
Leaders and contributors
|Daniel H. Ardison||Contributor|
|Steven O. Ellis||Contributor|
Resources and communication
|Help||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/cobolforgcc-announce|
|Developer||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/cobolforgcc-devel|
|Support||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/cobolforgcc-users|
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||https://sourceforge.net/p/open-cobol/code/HEAD/tree/trunk/gnu-cobol/|
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