What killed Smalltalk could kill Python

Bob Martin bob.martin at excite.com
Sat Jan 24 15:09:15 CET 2015


in 734937 20150124 081658 Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
>On Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 7:09 PM, Bob Martin <bob.martin at excite.com> wrote:
>> http://www.oorexx.org/
>>
>> I use ooRexx every day, on Linux mostly, but also available on Windows.
>
>So the question really is: Why that, as opposed to some other
>language? Can you say, in one sentence, what ooRexx has that other
>languages don't have?

I was a mainframe programmer from 1963 to 2003 and used Rexx from its 
beginnings in 1981; also on OS/2 and Linux. 
I've never found anything to replace it, and it's the most readable language.
 



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