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[REBOL] Re: facts we will have to face ...

From: ammonjohnson::yahoo at: 24-Oct-2001 17:36

----- Original Message ----- From: "Porter Woodward" <[pwoodward--cncdsl--com]> To: <[rebol-list--rebol--com]> Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2001 7:35 AM Subject: [REBOL] Re: facts we will have to face ...
<Snip> > Even this would be a PITA. I'm not sure, but somehow I doubt that > REBOL/View in any form has a great amount of compatibility with the > underlying OS and APIs. On Windows, the playback area of the media player > is a pretty special display viewport - trying to embed that into a > REBOL/View interface could be impossible w/o some serious changes to the > engine (just guessing here). While one could use a codec library to > decompress and hand back display information to REBOL - you'd then have to > have a REBOL native routine to translate those bytes into something the > /View engine could handle...
You got me thinking, & Holger will have to answer this one. (if it is answerable) It would be cool to provide some sort of STYLE? (not sure I am using the right terminology) that would allow for redirecting the display of different programs into them.