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Published source code accompanying the article by Earl Augusta in which he shows how to simulate recursion in languages (like COBOL) which don't support it.

					Simulated Recursion
by Earl Augusta

Listing One
 01  TABLE-TO-BE-SORTED.
     02 TABLE-ENTRY   PIC X(100) OCCURS 32000 TIMES.
*
 01  SWAP-ELEMENT     PIC X(100).
 01  PIVOT-VALUE      PIC X(100).
*
 01  WORKING-INDEXES.
     02 FURST         PIC 9(5) USAGE BINARY.
     02 LAAST         PIC 9(5) USAGE BINARY.
     02 PIVOT         PIC 9(5) USAGE BINARY.
     02 HOW-RETURN    PIC 9(5) USAGE BINARY.
*
 01  TABLE-OF-INDEXES.
     02 CURRENT-INDEXES OCCURS 100 TIMES.
         03 ...							
										
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