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[REBOL] Cross Platform? Then what about Mac OS X?

From: lgiddings:optushome:au at: 26-Sep-2002 9:21

After reading the long discussions recently on the importance/significance of Rebols multi platform/OS capabilities I am prompted to ask once again when support for the Macintosh OS X system might be forth coming? Considering the Mac community is estimated to be around 25 million users and there is a strong developer community within that user base and remembering that the Mac, especially in its new OS X guise is both a very internet/connection orientated and 'open' system for both application and connectivity development. I really cannot understand the apparent lack of interest in developing/delivering a rebol /Core and /View package to support such a large and growing section of the computing community. Especially as many of the new Mac OS X users are switching not from windows but from Unix and Linux systems which Rebol currently supports. IMHO a computer savvy Mac OS X user/developer writing cross platform rebol apps to enable them to transfer/re-use their functionality in a Win 98/XP/NT office, for example, would appear to be a perfect vehicle for the much discussed break through of Rebol to a wider community. On a personal note my own Rebol aspirations are necessarily on hold until such time as I can run Rebol on my operating system of choice..... Mac OS X. [I can't afford either the money or the time to run a PC just to develop Rebol apps on] I know there are a few Mac users around on this ML, but I am sure there would be many many more if RT would only support us.....