From: Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz <spamt...@library.lspace.org.invalid>
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2012 10:40:40 -0400
Local: Fri, Aug 10 2012 10:40 am
Subject: Re: Converting from Classic Rexx to ooRexx
In <5pg72810h34pgo2n4psjm2tdqps7lp4...@4ax.com>, on 08/09/2012
at 07:25 AM, Jennifer Murphy <JenMur...@jm.invalid> said:
>* How to find and use the editor.Why do you need a special editor?
>I have often wondered why Rexx is not more widely used. ComparedA FPOS being pushed by an 800 lb gorilla has traction.
>to VB and VBA, which are an inholy mess,
>Rexx has to be an order of magnitude more productive.That wouldn't surprise me.
>It seems like it could compete very well with other languages likeRexx needs an equivalent to CPAN and robust regex support.
>R and Perl.
 Note that Perl regexen do more than just regular expressions.
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