> From: G Armour
> 
> Not only that, but I'd ask that they PTF these enhancements to the
> still-supported OS versions.

GA, have you played with REXX much?  It's a ridiculously powerful
language along the lines of a Perl or Python.  It's interpreted, which
means it can do lots of great stuff like creating variables on the fly,
including arrays.  It has great string parsing capabilities, and you can
pass internal variables to OS/400 commands.  It has subroutines and
functions, as well some pretty decent looping constructs.

I've been mucking about with it for just a couple hours today, and even
with the learning curve of a new syntax I was able to put together some
stuff that would have taken me all day in CL.  It's especially nice
about allowing you to pass a whole 

Joe



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