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[REBOL] Re: These people need to find REBOL!

From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 17-Apr-2001 23:56

----- Original Message ----- From: "Rod Gaither" <[rgaither--triad--rr--com]> To: <[rebol-list--rebol--com]> Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2001 11:31 PM Subject: [REBOL] Re: These people need to find REBOL!
> >> Seems they are now going open source and > >> have taken their XML technology and are > >> heading towards "Words". > >> > >> > >> > >> Talk about going at it the long way around! :-) > >> > >> Enjoy, Rod. > > > >This article is kind of like placing a shill in the audience. Once
again, I
> >see that REBOL is ahead of the game! Thanks for sharing the link. > > You're welcome. > > I think it does a good job of illustrating what Carl has said > about the complexity of the problem and how the XML vision > doesn't quite make it all the way there.
But I am not sure XML was the point - see the side-note describing MS .NET. I think that author wanted to express, that ability to creaty myriad of sub-languages can lead to mess, being it XML based (.NET), or dialect based (Rebol). Of course, dialecting is pretty much a free form ... -pekr-