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[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 > To unsubscribe from this list, please send an email to > [rebol-request--rebol--com] with "unsubscribe" in the > subject, without the quotes.
-- Tim Johnson <[tim--johnsons-web--com]>