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[REBOL] Re: Website updated

From: carl::cybercraft::co::nz at: 6-Apr-2001 19:05

Thanks for the reply Holger. Nice to know that do/new may eventually come. (: I see I don't have to ask if drawing commands will be in View, anyway. See the bottom of the view-guide people.... On 05-Apr-01, Holger Kruse wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 05, 2001 at 11:54:47AM +1200, Carl Read wrote: >> Nice to see it prominent. >> >> Will scripts multi-task with it, though? (Without the need for >> launching a new REBOL for each of them.) The pic on the homepage >> suggests this and it was promised for REBOL after Express was >> released, but I've seen nothing to suggest this in Core2.5. > That depends on the scripts. Arbitrary scripts cannot multi-task > at this time, because REBOL does not have full multi-threading > yet. We will probably add that in a future version. > However View scripts tend to be event-driven (triggered by mouse > clicks etc.), and it is often possible to have multiple event-driven > scripts running in parallel, in separate windows under the same > REBOL process, even without real multi-threading. > REBOL/Link (client side of REBOL/Express) contains some "magic" in > its application framework to do this transparently, so the same > View/Link script can be run either stand-alone or as one of several > simultaneously running "applications" from the Link desktop, without > changing the script. We might provide something similar for View > once the desktop is added (in version 1.1), but no promises quite > yet :).
-- Carl Read [carl--cybercraft--co--nz]