[REBOL] Re: Rugby XPi : The next generation
From: greggirwin:mindspring at: 23-Jan-2002 15:17
I'll have to think about the items you proposed a bit, but I can give you
some off-the-cuff thoughts right now. :)
First, one of the things I *really* like about Rugby is its simplicity. If
things can be implemented outside the core functionality, I would vote for
that. Of course, this needs to be balanced with the desire for a simple
installation. If we end up with too many components, that wouldn't be a good
Other feature ideas:
A couple small test/diagnosis scripts. As you know, our setup was a little
odd when I started using Rugby. A little auto-test tool that could tell you
if the connections worked, whether stubs could be imported correctly, etc.
would be great.
A 'restart function for servers? For example, let's say I have a Rugby
server running, and it talks to hardware, only the hardware might get wacky
and not let me know when things have gone wrong, or maybe I know my app will
consume memory over time for some reason. Maybe I can run for a while in
these states, but restarting occasionally gives me a clean slate to work
I'll try to make some time to cook up a couple more sample scripts to go
with it. Real life has kicked in with a vengance recently, but I'll try my
Would it also be helpful to have an "architectural overview" or design
document for Rugby?