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Re: [opensuse] RE: REXX scripting language
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 07:22:40 -0400
  • Message-id: <483D4080.9010900@xxxxxxxxxx>
Hechler Family wrote:
Coming from a 24 year mainframe and midrange background and being left
hanging out to dry - slowly, why was REXX never made mainstream in Linux?

I suspect because REXX was used most on IBM big iron and OS/2, whereas Unix/Linux have their own scripting languages. IBM had REXX available for Linux, a few years ago, but I don't know what's happening with it lately.

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