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[REBOL] Re: This one! :-)

From: carl:cybercraft at: 8-Nov-2001 14:18

On 08-Nov-01, dennis wrote:
> i ment basing it on taos elate - which is a finished product that > can run on many cpus. it would allow the rebol team to maintain one > executable that ran on many cpu`s unmodified. whether thats a good > decision is upto they would have the time to investigate > just how good an idea it is. > one rebol executable to maintain that runs on epoc winCE and linux > handhelds ... that sounds good to me - seeing as pda sales are a bit > slow taking off like was predicted up till a year or so ago.
I realise the advantages of doing it, though like porting REBOL to Java you'd be piggybacking along on what is your natural competition - ie, another cross-platform "solution". Tao provide a Java and their "Media" (GUI, graphics, etc) as well, so they look to me like direct competition to REBOL. Of course, if Tao would like REBOL running on Elate, then no problem. (;
> ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Carl Read" <[carl--cybercraft--co--nz]> > To: <[rebol-list--rebol--com]> > Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2001 12:48 AM > Subject: [REBOL] Re: This one! :-) >> On 06-Nov-01, Petr Krenzelok wrote: >>> dennis wrote: >>>> someone at rebol correct me but: >>>> the amigaDE [tao/elate] version of rebol should run on that PDA >>>> already >>> Well,: >>> 1) AmigaDE is still vapor, sorry. The only available thing for >>> Zaurus seems to be AmigaDE player iirc >>> 2) only Rebol/Core was ported to VP, not Rebol/View, which is - >>> what I am referring to ... >> Isn't the Zaurus Linux-based? If so, why make a REBOL port to it >> go through AmigaDE when it could just be on top of Linux?
-- Carl Read