[ALLY] Re: [REBOL] About View
From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 29-Mar-2001 9:14
thanks for the clarification!
Carl Sassenrath wrote:
> Hi Phil:
> With regard to the website, it's not there because we just recently made the
> decision. The site will be updated soon to reflect the new product.
> The primary reason for not releasing Link/World or Link/Pro has to do with
> server loading. REBOL/Serve was designed to handle hundreds of users, not
> hundreds of thousands of users. It was created to be used by small to medium
> sized organizations and companies.
> In addition, we do not have the staff to deal with the volume of
> administrative issues that would come up (e.g. "I forgot my password," etc.)
... right, that's something I forgot about could happen ....
> Note that Link/World and Link/Pro would only connect to REBOL Technologies'
> servers. To use Link for your own organization, you would need to buy
What is the answer for those willing to buy Express for their organisation but
e.g. to fill conference messages into local .dbf database files, and it requires
shell and/or library access? Do you think Link/Pro client for Express users
would be of no value? What do you think about it?
> View can provide many of the same benefits of developer support by using a
> network of Reb sites. This also makes it easier for developers to add their
> own content and scripts to the network. The View desktop will be available
> in the View 1.1 product release.
Aha - View desktop? So no chance of removing the unneaded code at will? Could
View desktop be put simply into separate script file? It would even allow to
develop/repair bugs it while not requiring ppl to re-download the whole View
Now I don't understand what is the difference in Link/World and View desktop in
> View 1.0 simply includes the View and VID functions. View/Pro 1.0 adds to it
> the shell, library, and encryption modules. It does not include database
> access modules, which will continue to be provided only in REBOL/Command.
OK, but View kernel and VID will be the same thru all your GUI enabled products,
right? btw: View/Command not planned?