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[REBOL] Re: "BeOS" and Palm

From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 18-Aug-2001 13:29

Hi, I think that Holger is the person responsible/dedicated to Amiga ports. I am not sure how /Core is done for Elate, but I wonder how "fast" is that going to be. I don't expect RT coding it in native VP code. Rebol for AmigaDE is the same as Rebol for Java - it would bring us to some platforms we currently don't run under. On the other hand, - if AmigaDE is not native to the platform (and as far as Zaurus is concerned, - it is not), it is simply hosted and it means that that Rebol is direct competitor to AmigaDE here. RT however has a little different business model, although I know very little about it :-) RT needs money and money come from corporate sphere. View engine lacks few capabilities, as some native engine to text formatting (e.g. separate specification via dialect, not mixed with text itself), and probably proper font engine. IIRC QNX and Intent use Bitstream, - probably the best one on the market ... But ... I think that we will get there one day. It just needs time, or so I believe it :-) As I expressed to Carl - REBOL OS would be probably the nicest OS ever created - VID coding is very soul pleasant :-). Dialects are cool - still ONE language, while concentrating on domain specific expressions .... Cheers, -pekr-