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[REBOL] Re: Build this and they will come...

From: meta:dimensional at: 28-May-2001 8:19

Holzammer, Jean wrote:
> > Hmm, have you considered getting a series 5MX (about $450 last I > > checked), Revo (a bit less) or Series 7 (a bit more) and doing the > > development native instead of using the emulation? > > AFAIK there is no C-Compiler for the EPOC Platform !!
Hmmm, I don't know, I'm just responding to what Holger implied about compilers being different between the PC-based "simulation" compared to the real thing. In that case why not use the real thing? Perhaps I misunderstood him. Holger wrote:
> At RT we looked at Psion ports several times. Porting to Series 3 is not > feasible (too slow, too small etc.). Porting to Series 5 and EPOC 5 is > a possibility, and we do have the development environment. Last year we > spent a few weeks on getting Core ported, and we made some progress, but > eventually hit some road blocks. Basically, their development environment > is horrible -- fundamentally different compilers, behavior, functionality > etc. in the PC-based "simulation" compared to the real thing, making > development very slow and tedious.
Best Regards, -Jamie