System Product Interpreter ⇝
Restructured EXtended eXecutor
(REXX, or "System Product Interpreter", originally known as "REX") A scripting language for IBM VM and MVS systems, developed by M. Cowlishaw at IBM ca. 1979, replacing EXEC2.Versions: PC-Rexx for MS-DOS, AREXX for the Amiga, the OS/2 implementation from IBM, WINREXX (Rexx for Windows, from Quercus systems) and Personal Rexx (Rexx for MS-DOS, from Quercus systems). See also Regina, freerexx, imc. REXXWARE is an implementation of REXX for Novell NetWare. Usenet newsgroup: comp.lang.rexx. ["The REXX Language: A Practical Approach to Programming", M.F. Cowlishaw, 1985].
Last updated: 1992-05-13
restriction ♦ Restructured EXtended eXecutor ♦ restructuring ♦ retcon
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