• Subject: COBOL/400 Mailing List Guidelines
  • From: MajorDomo <majordom@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 1 Oct 2000 02:00:01 -0500

Monthly posting of the guidelines for participation in the COBOL/400
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