Proposal:IBM NetRexx scripting

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Enable IBM NetRexx scripting.


The IBM NetRexx language is perfect for scripting in the Wikipedia context because it is web affine and especially access to complex data objects is most convenient.

 add_word: procedure expose dictionary.
   parse arg w .
   dictionary.w = dictionary.w + 1
   if dictionary.w = 1 /* assume dictionary. = 0 */
     then do
       n = dictionary.0+1
       dictionary.n = w
       dictionary.0 = n


Key Questions

  • There are different dialects of Rexx. Is NetRexx the best choice?

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  • Free download from IBM.


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