Proposal:IBM NetRexx scripting

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Summary

Enable IBM NetRexx scripting.

Proposal

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
     end
   return

Motivation

Key Questions

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

Potential Costs

  • Free download from IBM.

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