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[REBOL] Re: REBOL & Flash/Shockwave

From: nitsch-lists:netcologne at: 5-Dec-2002 21:48

Carl at REBOL wrote:
> Cyphre writes: > >>> .... moreover this would push Rebol into >>> nowadays real multimedia spheres or even to 3D game and >>> entertainment and >>> kill all current popular and monopolistic giants like Macromedia Flash, >>> Shockwave etc.. >> > > As an old multimedia guy myself (Amiga, American Multimedia, > Videostream, Bay, ABC TV, > PBS TV, etc.), there's nothing I'd rather see than REBOL/media! > > However, I'd like to ask the group: doesn't Flash totally dominate > this area? What problems > does Flash have that would allow REBOL to gain a foothold? Would > anyone accept it? > > I'm open minded, but I need some feedback from the group on this one. > Please keep it short > and to the point so I can afford the time to read it. Thanks. > > -Carl > REBOL Chief >
Don't know flash well, and how it competes. rebol has: short download times for graphics, because of effects and that, working messengers, could be embedded in websites, rarely crashs, is interesting by itself, gives quick success-feeling. cheap "ide". a place for rebol-programming could eventually be made a little attraction on websites, like guestbook today. -Volker