The Open Object Rexx Project is happy to announce a release candidate for ooRexx 4.2.0. The installation packages are available on SourceForge at:

https://sourceforge.net/projects/oorexx/files/oorexx/4.2.0%20%28release%20candidate%29/

ooRexx 4.2.0 is an enhancement and bug fix release.  The first new feature release in some time.  There are a large number of new feature requests that have been implemented in this release.  In addition, many reported bugs have been fixed. Please read the CHANGES document for a list of the bug tracker items fixed and the feature request tracker items that have been implemented.

Unless more bug reports are posted, It is anticipated that the official release of ooRexx 4.2.0 will be done in several weeks.  This is your last chance to test that your ooRexx programs work well with the new version.

Please test the beta and report any issues uncovered on the SourceForge bug tracker at:

https://sourceforge.net/p/oorexx/bugs/

The users of ooRexx are strongly urged to, at a minimum, run the Rexx programs they use under the beta code.  All testing done by users of ooRexx is highly appreciated and of great help.  This testing is one way for ooRexx users to contribute back to the project.

Thank you,
The ooRexx Project Team