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[REBOL] Re: zip file support wanted - help needed

From: dankelg8:cs:man:ac at: 16-Mar-2001 16:22

Petr said:
> I am not sure you understand my point of view? I haven't said anything > about breaking cross-platform compatibility. But - being able to execute > external app by: > > call "some.exe" > > sounds pretty the same to me as > > do %some.r > > - as what if I don't have %some.r available? What if %some.r refers to any > of your images you forgot to send me? I regard it being just completly the > same kind of dependence upon "external environment"
Hi, it's a bit crazy to argue that these are the same. I can send you the images and the scripts, problem solved! I can't send you the exe file if you're using a different platform. System calls complicate things a lot. People might use grep for instance instead of parse, because they know how to use grep and haven't bothered to look at the docs for parse. Gisle