[REBOL] Re: What can be found on web soothsaying
From: tim:johnsons-web at: 25-Sep-2001 14:15
On Tue, Sep 25, 2001 at 12:37:52PM -0700, Ryan Cole wrote:
> Relax people,
> Tim Johnson wrote:
I posed two different thoughts...
> > Yikes!! Not a good thought for me to entertain. I've invested a huge
> > amount of time learning rebol and implementing it.
Always a risk when R&D is invested in a new product....
> > Having said that, I think that Ladislav is correct in his
> > assessment. Even if someone leaves RT, turnover is a reality
> > in USA, I know that at least one other RT member has moved
> > on, and I know that Carl attracts much talent.
Rebol is the best thing I've seen happen in programming in a long
Any criticisms that I have felt or expressed of rebol or RT
(speaking for myself here), I believe come from the fact that
RT has really done it the hard way. They seem to have gotten
their start as a "startup company", probably with venture
This is very different from the way that (as far as I know)
perl and python developed. (I believe they developed primarily
from the educational environment)
RT's approach has been very admirable, very daring, and
having been part of a "startup" (that failed BTW), I can
identify with it, and besides the implementation itself,
that's why I remain "loyal".
Tim Johnson <[tim--johnsons-web--com]>