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[REBOL] Re: Timer fun

From: holger::rebol::com at: 29-Nov-2000 17:31

On Thu, Nov 30, 2000 at 12:48:40AM +0000, Mat Bettinson wrote:
> Yes. I have to say, I think this implementation is quite poor for > having paid this much money. What I'd expect is to be able to run any > experimental Rebol/Core and have the Command stuff as a sort of plug > in. They're just functions, surely no technical reason why not?
Command features require deep changes within REBOL, e.g. for new datatypes such as struct!. This goes far beyond a simple set of functions.
> So it's, use Core only and then you can use the nifty stuff (two > things so far) in the experimentals - or try to make do with what > Command provides as standard. Not good.
True, but only temporary. Command is a commercial product, with full customer support and very thorough testing. Core experimentals are temporary, time-limited versions for interested "gurus" -- not guaranteed to be stable or tested at all. Once all new features of Core experimentals are stable and tested, expect them to be included in the full versions of all REBOL products. -- Holger Kruse [holger--rebol--com]