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[REBOL] Re: Real advancement? Re: Many Topics (was: Killer Application)

From: gscottjones:mchsi at: 18-Aug-2002 11:30

From: Dick
> Consultant, Application Architect, Developer ...
<snip type="most impressive resume">
> Alcatel Network Systems >From the North Dallas location, I assume. My brother was recently sent to
the slaughter house from there. I'm surprised that you are not a Tcl'er (maybe you are).
United Parcel Service or University of Puget Sound?
> I have been unemployed since the buildings fell in New York ...
That is a bummer.
> Otherwise, I seek to bring together my experiences in > concert with a state of the art language to produce some > world-class gizmos.
Sounds like you've got the experience, now just got to find that pesky state-of-the-art language. :-0 You'll find that REBOL ranks right up there in terms of rapid development / high productivity. But like all languages, it has its strengths and weaknesses for different types of projects. I love the small size, relatively rapid execution speed (for a scripted language), and rapid development for quick projects. I miss massive library support offered in so many other languages, but REBOL is still fairly young.
> I definitely like to ask questions ...
Great forum in which to ask. This is a very helpful list.
> I definitely have a sense of humor ...
Usually always appreciated. The multinational nature of this list means that subtle humor will usually miss at least a part of the audience; hence, the list tends to use more than the usually amounts of humor-alert notifications so as to not confuse or offend. This list is also remarkable for its absence of flames. High signal to noise ratio, especially after they filter my name out. :-) Welcome to the list. Your broad background will be a huge asset for the list, in my opinion. --Scott Jones