American National Standards Institute

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American National Standards Institute

A non-profit organization that oversees development of voluntary standards of quality for products of governments and private companies. Members include government agencies, corporations, academics, and other individuals. While it was established by groups primarily interested in engineering standards, it works in other fields as well, notably health care. It was founded in 1918.
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Perhaps the most difficult problem as far as the user is concerned is the fact that it is essential that for USASI Fortran to work, compatibility is required between USASI compilers, and some sort of testing procedure is necessary in order to ensure this occurs.
A cheaper method may be to put the test program through a USASI Syntax checker then test it on several compilers.
USASI Cobol is also available as an interchange language.