[REBOL] Re: Fw: REBOL/View/Pro licensing
From: tim:johnsons-web at: 19-Sep-2001 13:11
> Oh, boy. I'm getting that sinking feeling again...
> I've spent $400 on Rebol and also can't get support from the company.
Ask me why I have only licensed /core ..... and here is the answer
> I think the fact that there is such a helpful and dedicated Rebol user
> community, in spite of the lack of communication, direction, and helpfulness
> that comes from RT, is a clear sign of how great the language is. I WANT to
> use Rebol for most if not all of my programming projects. But, I don't feel
> comfortable enough with the support structure around the language.
Yep, the mailing list is rebol's best asset.
> In the past, a lot of my concerns could be explained away by saying that RT
> was a young company and Rebol was a young language, give it time. I don't
> think that excuse is going to work much longer.
I have no doubt that RT is targeting some major users, I do hope
that insures their success, but for someone to put out as much
money as Jamey has deserves a direct answer from RT
> It's funny because I remember reading messages from Pekr a year ago and
> strongly agreeing with him. Here I am today, still reading messages from
> Pekr, and still agreeing with him. Nothing seems to have changed...and
> that's sad.
I have yet to see a clear message from RT on licensing, etc.
The one thing I do agree with Larry Wall on is that RT's
policies are murky.
> Jamey. k
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