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Published: 30 Mar 2015
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Posted by: bobcozzi
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Posted: 4 years 6 months 20 days 9 hours 49 minutes ago

No problem Tom, I saw that and removed it. There is a Delete link at the top of each article/discussion thread that you create (next to the Edit link). For some users the Delete option doesn't appear, however.

I think you're thinking of an old Rexx !--script-- that people included with some software. It basically "unpacked" things onto the system. Personally I never used it except to actually install something once, but preferred the simplicity of the RSTLIB/RSTOBJ commands via a *SAVF than the !--script--. But it was a good alternative to full blown Products that normally would require the criptic IBM License Program APIs to build the installer via RSTLICPGM.

I think there is still one or two packages out there that use it. Perhaps on Tommy Holden's site (if it's still up and running). Also the News/34/38 magazine site (whatever it was called last) might have had it, but that's long been shut down (mostly).