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On Wed, 17 Mar 2004 12:53:04 -0800 (PST), "G Armour"
<garmour400m@xxxxxxxxx> said:
> --- Joe Pluta <joepluta@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 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
> 
> "... pass a whole" what?
> 
> Ah, yes, CL's forgotten cousin.  
> 
> Yeah, I really should check it out.  As soon as I have a few hours to
> play.
> 
> GA
> 
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