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GAO was asked to comment on a proposed amendment to a Federal Property Management Regulation which provides standard terminology for use in solicitation documents pertaining to Federal information processing standards for higher level computer languages. GAO had no objection to the amendment as proposed. However, use of a validated compiler does not ensure that the programs developed with that compiler adhere to the standard. Inspection for compliance can be done either with programs developed in-house or with programs developed by contractors.