[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 <tim-johnsons-web.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 22 November 2007, Carl Read wrote:
> > >The PL that I consider an alternative to rebol is newlisp. If you look
> > >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 22.214.171.124 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.
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