[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
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 :).