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RXSOCK - TCP/IP Socket Services


Name     RxSock 
Version  1.3, 8/1993
Author   Patrick Mueller 
         IBM
         (see EMail Addresses)
Distrib. Freeware, IBM EWS 
Type     REXX DLL 
Price    -
Note     An updated version 
         of this DLL is part of 
         the TCP/IP support 
         of OS/2 WARP 
Source   BBS 
         Name: RXSOCK.* 

Description from the author: 
"rxSock is a REXX function package providing access to the OS/2 TCP/IP 
socket API as provided by the IBM TCP/IP product, version 1.2.1." 
See the home page of Dave Briccetty (see Internet - Web Pages) for two 
REXX programs using this DLL: 
One to get usenet news articles using NNTP and sockets and the other to 
send mail to an email list with SMTP and sockets. 

Note:  There's a complete example for using RxSock in the issue 2, volume 
       2, Feb 1994 of the magazine EDM/2 written by the author of RxSock. 
   

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