just learned, that I forgot to upload the experimental GUI-installers
for Windows from two students, which you can now find at:
is also a silent installation mode with the switch "/S" (please note the
There are separate Windows installers for the bitness of your ooRexx
Again, the "experimental" folder has experimental software. Future
versions may extend the functionality and fix bugs, should any be found
in these versions.
On 30.04.2011 22:02, Rony G. Flatscher wrote:
> BSF4ooRexx is an external Rexx function package which allows ooRexx to
> use Java as a huge external function library. It can be found at:
> where the Sourceforge infrastructure is used to develop, maintain, and
> support BSF4ooRexx as an Open Source Project.
> The current project team consists of the following members (in
> alphabetical order):
> * Davis, Chip (former RexxLA president and member of Rexx ANSI
> Standard committee)
> * Dujis, Erik (BSF4ooRexx guru)
> * Faucher, Jean-Louis (Rexx and ooRexx developer and BSF4ooRexx guru)
> * Flatscher, Rony (original author of BSF4ooRexx, emeritus ooRexx
> * Hessling, Mark (Regina maintainer, author of numerous helpful
> external Rexx function packages like Rexx/SQL)
> * Jansen, René (RexxLA president)
> * Skelly, Bruce (ooRexx developer for MacOSX)
> * Turner, Bill (Rexx expert programmer)
> The BSF4ooRexx Project is managed by the non-profit Rexx Language
> Association <http://www.RexxLA.org> as a companion effort to their Open
> Object Rexx Project, cf. <http://www.ooRexx.org>. As such, the
> BSF4ooRexx Project is managed in a true Open Source manner, while
> adhering strictly to the "Rexx Philosophy" as established by the creator
> of Rexx, Michael F. Cowlishaw, in his book "The Rexx Language (TRL)".
> In order for the BSF4ooRexx source code to build successfully with the
> Sourceforge structure, some minor changes and enhancements had to be
> made. For example, if LibreOffice (http://www.LibreOffice.org) or
> OpenOffice.org (http://www.OpenOffice.org) is installed, then the
> appropriate ooRexx support for that package is included. (Please note:
> the 32/64-bitness of ooRexx, the installed Java and the installed
> LibreOffice/OpenOffice must match!)
> Also, there are experimental versions of GUI-based installers for
> Windows and MacOSX (which includes ooRexx 4.1.1 for MacOSX). Linux
> installers are slated to appear soon. These experimental installers are
> not supported (i.e. no bugs can be opened against them) but offered
> "as-is" for the adventurous.
> Therefore there will be a short beta-test period for the first
> Sourceforge version of BSF4ooRexx, which can be download from the
> following site:
> If you have questions or find problems, then please use the Sourceforge
> BSF4ooRexx mailing lists and/or trackers (for bugs, request for
> enhancements, etc.).
> The beta-test will last for two weeks from the date of this
> announcement. If no show-stoppers are found, BSF4ooRexx will be released
> Currently, there are no bugs known to exist in BSF4ooRexx.
> Please forward this e-mail to any friend or interested party who might
> benefit from learning and exploiting this particular technology.