Rexx Programmer's Reference (0764579967) cover image

Rexx Programmer's Reference

Howard Fosdick
ISBN: 978-0-7645-7996-7
720 pages
March 2005
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ChapterPageDetailsDatePrint Run
Cover Error on Cover
the Foreword is by Michael Cowlishaw, the creator of the REXX programming language

should be:

the Foreword is by Mark Hessling, author of several REXX addons
41 Typo in Text
On page 41, the 3rd paragraph under Call Statements, the word "to" is missing from the second sentence.

It should read:

The one difference is that a function must return a value to the caller by its return instruction, where a subroutine may elect to do so.
115 Typo

should be:

Correct sentence:
"If you ever need to uninitialize a Rexx variable yourself, code the drop instruction:"
119, 123 Error in Examples
page 119:
arg string .

should be:
arg string


page 123:
parse arg string .

should be:
parse arg string
177 Typo
IBM Rationale

should be:
IBM Rational