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[REBOL] Re: Who read this mailing list?

From: ale870::gmail at: 23-Nov-2007 17:46

I'm studying newLisp and seems quite interesting. There are a lot of concepts similar to Rebol and, obviously some pro and cons. But it seems quite interesting.... On Nov 23, 2007 5:36 PM, Tim Johnson <> wrote:
> On Thursday 22 November 2007, Carl Read wrote: > > > >The PL that I consider an alternative to rebol is newlisp. If you look > at > > >their forum, you will see that Lutz Miller - the developer of newlisp - > > >participates almost daily in the community. > > > > I had a quick look at its FAQ and the thought struck me. Would it > > understand this? (hello "world" 9 $80.00 3x2 10:20 1-Jan-2001 > > here-there.not) etc... > PLs each have their own strengths and weakneses, and one of rebol's > strengths is the variety of datatypes and how they can be applied, one of > newlisps strengths is the involvement of the developer IMHO > > And of course, is there a View equivalent? > of course there is and it appeals to me more than view (I never have used > view) My needs are to a great degree based on the fact that I own and > operate a small business with two partners. What I do has to in some > degree mesh with my partners and I have a business plan that takes > that into account. My choices come down to the mixture of the > pragmattic, the contractual and the aesthetic and should they differ > from yours, they don't make mine better than yours or vice versa, > just different. My needs and my opinions should they differ from someone > else here are because my needs and my opions are different, not to > be construed to be better. > However: I have always got the impression that RT promises more than > it delivers and sometimes I get the feeling that someone has come down > from a mountain with some golden tablets, dropped them at our feet for > all do decipher and them gone back into the clouds. Newlisp *seems* more > democratic to me. IMHO > That's all I have to say on this subject. > tim > > -- > To unsubscribe from the list, just send an email to > lists at with unsubscribe as the subject. >
-- //Alessandro