[REBOL] Re: What language am I looking for?
From: dean:clockwork-technologies:ab:ca at: 15-May-2001 1:32
You are correct, the mainframe in question (Unisys 2200) does support TCP/IP, and it
_should_ in fact
be able to speak to the Sun box. Unfortunately, there's a "network configuration problem."
networking boys assure me that it's a simple problem to fix -- but with only 4 mainframe
a company of over 450 employees, and with a dozen or so ornery Production servers to
babysit, you can imagine how far down the totem pole we are. In the meantime, I have
testing to do
and firm deadlines to meet...
As for putting REBOL on the Sun box...good idea, but the Powers-That-Be won't give the
OK to put it
on said server. They don't seem to mind it being on the hard drive of my workstation
PC. They don't
even seem to mind that I use it from time to time to make my work life easier, but they're
uncomfortable with letting it go anywhere else in the company, and I'd rather not push
the issue right
now. It boils down to "Corporate Standards" I suppose.
Reading the other posts on this topic, it seems I've taken a rather narrow-minded view
of REBOL and
its potential. I will need to re-examine my approach the the language, I guess. In
though, I'll stick to my original proposal that REBOL nicely fills in numerous gaps for
those of us who
work in highly networked (read: very decentralised) environments. I've never seen anything
quite compares with it.
Original message from: Joel Neely