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[REBOL] Re: Need help for justification of using REBOL as dev language

From: athena:pop3-dfw:myfirstlink at: 10-Apr-2001 6:41

I believe you already have the reasons identified in this email. Such choices are rarely based only upon technical reasons. You have identified cost, schedule demands and although "I feel good when I use it" may not fly, implementer's productivity and learning curve issues are valid. You may also want to identify the cost required for any of the other implementations in terms of software components, hardware resources, etc. I am not aware of any formal measure for a language's level of complexity, but Java has thousands of classes in its API's and the real challenge is learning how these operate. If the project is already a success, particularly with a very short time to implement, that can be a justification in itself. I too work for a military agency and I have empathy for you. The military mindset doesn't deal well with grey areas. They like black and white answers. There is always: It's easier to ask forgiveness than permission. Harold Grovesteen Brett Handley wrote: