[REBOL] Re: newbie - How to
From: tim:johnsons-web at: 21-Jun-2003 14:05
* Daril Ng <[ishtahara--yahoo--com]> [030621 13:12]:
> --- Gabriele Santilli wrote:
> > Don't play what? Window's console is non-
> > existant, so REBOL has its own
> Respecfully I don think this is accurate. No flames
> > so that there is no difference if your scripts
> > run on Windows or on Linux or on any other platform.
> If a tool fails the requirements of a problem, no-one
> will pursue the tool further. Running on many
> platforms still means failure.
> REBOL is really good when your main challenge are to
> get code to work on numerous platforms and you
> obsessed with small codebase and footprint (disk not
> But REBOL appears a tragedy if you need to integrate
> with OS features, hardware, or applications. This
> limits some important uses in Windows, Mac and other
Yes. However, there are times with such integration
or the possibility of such integeration is *not*
desirable. Weaknesses can be strengths...
> All tools have strengths and weaknesses, so what's
> new? More than other languages, REBOL is a king of
> convenience, so I continue to invest my time.
Definitely, REBOL *is* a king of convenience.
One of my brothers is a engineer and project
chief for Motorola. They use Perl for regex searchs,
rebol for socket connections and parsing.
Exploiting the individual language strengths.
Tim Johnson <[tim--johnsons-web--com]>