Rexx Programmer's Reference (0764579967) cover image

Rexx Programmer's Reference

Howard Fosdick
ISBN: 978-0-7645-7996-7
Paperback
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
10/13/08
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.
2/11/10
115 Typo
uninitialized

should be:
uninitialize

Correct sentence:
"If you ever need to uninitialize a Rexx variable yourself, code the drop instruction:"
04/20/07
119, 123 Error in Examples
page 119:
arg string .

should be:
arg string

AND

page 123:
parse arg string .

should be:
parse arg string
04/20/07
177 Typo
IBM Rationale

should be:
IBM Rational
04/20/07