Special-Names in COBOL :: A Fancy thing in Vintage Language ?

Special-Names in COBOL :: A Fancy thing in Vintage Language ?


It bring you out of the dull zone when you come across things like Special-Names ┬áin cobol, otherwise English like programming language which may bore some of us. Of course we are talking about COBOL here. Let’s create a scenario first. Let’s assume in some requirement we need to validate an Email Address i.e. we need to make sure that the Email Address contains only the allowed characters like a-z, Numeric 0-9, Special Symbols like “@”, “_” and “.” etc. ...