[REBOL] Re: REBOL momentum builds
From: riusa:email:it at: 16-May-2002 13:26
I voted for Rebol!
> Dear REBOL List:
> I just wanted to drop by the list and say hi. I wish I had
> more time to participate in the discussions here. So many
> good ideas and questions! I would like to comment on every
> As you know, REBOL was recently nominated for a Webby.
> This is a huge honor for us, being picked as one of the top
> five technical achievements along with Google, Sony, and two
> Although the Webby itself is decided by a closed group of
> people, the People's Voice award is picked by the public.
> This is our opportunity to make REBOL stand out. I realize
> that it's not that easy to vote, but please do! Google now
> has the lead, but REBOL is second. Let's make REBOL first.
> Be sure to tell your friends and coworkers to vote too.
> Also, send the REBOL Webby press release to your local
> newspapers. Now that is REBOL networking.
> ===Bio Update
> For those of you in the CZ Republic, I've added a more
> detailed history/bio on myself and put a few photos along
> with it (including nice Amiga team photo). You can find
> it at:
> ===New REBOL Licensing
> I think it's time to change the licensing for REBOL/Core
> and REBOL/View. What do you think? Here's what I'm thinking:
> Core and View would be free for use and redistribution for
> commercial and noncommercial use; however, if more than five
> copies are in use at a single company, then purchasing would
> be required. Exception would be the use of REBOL for any
> educational purposes.
> This mean you can use REBOL for creating and selling your
> programs, for in-house servers, for small company clients,
> and for use in consulting solutions.
> What we're really trying to do is avoid XYZ Company using it
> for free with their 100,000 employees. They can afford to pay
> for it, and we need them to do so. (Unlike Linus, etc., we don't
> have any other jobs but REBOL!)
> ===Release of new Core and View
> It's good to see users reporting that the new Core and View fix
> a number of bugs and crashes. We've been using this Core for
> so many months now, we've forgotten about those.
> Also, be sure to tell us about any additional types of crashes,
> and we'll get them fixed. Please use the new feedback form at:
> If you post them to the REBOL-list, chances are we'll never see
> them. Sorry.
> ===Just Remember on IOS...
> I just wanted to point out that, just as VID is just a subsystem
> running on View (and you can write your own VID or similar GUI
> system), the IOS Desktop is just an application that runs on IOS.
> IOS is capable of a lot more than just that provided by the Desktop.
> In fact it is possible to create custom desktop apps that change
> it completely. The desktop is written 100% in REBOL and is about
> 40K of code.
> We've been thinking of alternate types of desktops that are more
> organizational workflow specific. We've got some killer-app ideas
> That's it for now! Got to run. Remember to Vote for REBOL!
> Carl Sassenrath
> REBOL Founder
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