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A PCMCIA sized pda now owned by Xircom.

It has very limited input (kind of like how you enter a name in console games). It has only the standard apps. There is no facility for downloading new apps. The Rex Pro has 512k of ram.

It's indeering quality is its size. It can be synced to your laptop by sliding it in to the pcmcia slot, or sliding it into a special cradle for desktop pcs.

With the purchase of Xircom by Intel in 2001 the Rex seems to have completely disappeared.

This is the genealogy of the programming language Rex:

Rex was born in year 1979.
It became Rex 2.00 in year 1980.
It became Rex 3.00 in year 1982.
It became Rexx 3.20 in year 1984.
Then it begat NetRexx in year 1991.
It became Object Rexx in year 1997, and has not changed much since that time.

This genealogy is brought to you by the Programming Languages Genealogy Project.

Rex is the Codename For Debian GNU/Linux stable release 1.2. It's named after a character from Toy Story, like all other Debian codenames.

Rex (?), n.; pl. Reges (#). [L.]

A king.

To play rex, to play the king; to domineer. [Obs.]


© Webster 1913.

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