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The realities of language conversions

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Terekhov, A.A. ; St. Petersburg State Univ., Russia ; Verhoef, C.

Billions of lines written in Cobol, PL/I, and other mature high level languages are still in active use. Many developers have tried to convert these languages to more modern ones, but few have succeeded. The article sheds light on the realities of language conversions and discusses the possibilities and limitations of automated language converters

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Software, IEEE  (Volume:17 ,  Issue: 6 )