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[REBOL] Re: DyBASE test

From: SunandaDH:aol at: 24-Dec-2003 12:16

> For me, REBOL delivers a lot today, but what excites me most is that > I see it as just the-tip-of-the-tip-of the iceberg. :)
Of course, it's all those bits under water that you can't see that sink ships. REBOL is lacking in lint-type utilities and debuggers and so on. As several people over the years have pointed out, it is hard to write such tools when the whole language is so soft. A line of code like: print if either or and but may be completely valid in its context. But hard-to-write doesn't mean impossible. And REBOL is ideally suited for such a task. Tools like that are definitely on my Christmas present list this year. But I doubt Santa Claus' elves are up to it. Perhaps they can be on some of our New Year resolutions' lists as well. Happy holidays all, Sunanda.<