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[REBOL] Re: (for Carl :-) Re: Re: SHEEP vs Rebol

From: karlr20::home::com at: 13-Oct-2001 13:52

On Saturday 13 October 2001 00:47, Petr Krenzelok wrote:
> - give us Rebol/View running under Elate, and you are suddenly targetting > all Tao based electronic devices. > - give View some suggested fixes (alpha, fixed timers, exposed effect > pipeline or some general engines) > - or even - make some money (I hope IOS will do for RT :-), employ some > additional programmers, and you personally give us Rebol/Scala (to kill > Flash :-) > - but - what to do with speed? Currently, we are pretty much dependant upon > what (general engines) and when RT adds to its kernels. I can't imagine > however building something as 3D, general 2D drawing (not just effects), > dependant on primitive operations, fast enough. So, if we can't compile, we > can't compete speed wise. Imagine Sheep tree example, interpreted in > Rebol,it would be probably XX times slower ...
And don't forget that Elate has it's own font engine, something REBOL/View is sorely lacking. -Karl