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Why is there no OS/2 (eCS) port of ooRexx? | IBM REXX Questions

The source code provided to RexxLA was maintained by one group of IBM developers. The source code for OS/2 is maintained by a different group of IBM developers, and that source code base was not supplied to RexxLA. One of … Continue reading

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When will a port of ooRexx to “XYZ” be available? | IBM REXX Questions

Any POSIX-based, Un*x-like platform is likely to already be available in the source distribution due to the use of the autoconf toolset. If not, then support for the particular platform will need to be implemented in a future version of … Continue reading

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What would I use uni-REXX for? | IBM REXX Questions

uni-REXX can be used for a wide variety of purposes. The most popular include automating system administration tasks development of end-user applications rapid prototyping of compiled-language applications uni-REXX can also be embedded as a scripting language or system-control language in … Continue reading

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What is uni-REXX? | IBM REXX Questions

uni-REXX is a UNIX implementation of IBM’s popular Rexx programming language as defined by M. F. Cowlishaw in The Rexx Language.

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What is the difference between ooRexx and IBM’s Object REXX for Windows? | IBM REXX Questions

IBM’s Object REXX was available in two formats; an Interpreter Edition and a Development Edition. ooRexx will be available in one format which is half way between the two IBM offerings. There will be no functional difference between the Object … Continue reading

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What would I use uni-REXX for? | IBM REXX Questions

uni-REXX can be used for a wide variety of purposes. The most popular include • automating system administration tasks • development of end-user applications • rapid prototyping of compiled-language applications uni-REXX can also be embedded as a scripting language or … Continue reading

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For which platforms is uni-REXX available? | IBM REXX Questions

uni-REXX is now available on SUN’s Solaris 7/8/9, H/P’s HP/UX 10/11, IBM’s AIX 4/5, SGI’s IRIX 5/6, NCR UNIX, Linux Intel and S/390.

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What is uni-REXX? | IBM REXX Questions

uni-REXX is a UNIX implementation of IBM’s popular Rexx programming language as defined by M. F. Cowlishaw in The Rexx Language.

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Is there an AIX version of ooRexx? | IBM REXX Questions

ooRexx for AIX is available starting with the 3.1 release.

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Is ooRexx compatible with Rexx? | IBM REXX Questions

Yes!

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