[REBOL] REBOL, AMIGA/TAO & MICRO$OFT DOT-NET (Long!) Re:(2)
From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 30-Sep-2000 2:30
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Subject: [REBOL] Re: REBOL, AMIGA/TAO & MICRO$OFT DOT-NET (Long!)
> On 30-Sep-00, [edinburgh--veitchi--co--uk] wrote:
> > This one is for all you AMIGANS out there! Petr?
> > Whilst perusing the Amiga website yesterday & reading about "The
> > Amiverse" Amiga Digital Environment & it's various layers &
> > foundation technologies, I came across the following sentence......
> > "In addition, Amiga is working on a revolutionary common language
> > that unites command line, scripting, control and serious application
> > development. "
> > My immediate thoughts were this smells like REBOL.
> I assume this is what's going under the code-name "Sheep"? Anyway,
> while the above may remind you of REBOL, to most Amiga users its
> sounds like an extended ARexx. ARexx is a language to allow
> applications to communicate and control each other and has been part
> of the Amiga OS since Workbench 2. (circa 1990?)
You are both wrong here. Sheep is the name of new scripting language for
Amiverse, and it's being done by Vouter, author of famous AmigaE. There is
no relation to REBOL. REBOL is multiplatform, but Sheep will be more like
arrex, as system integration matters ...