[REBOL] Re: Large Files and Binary Read
From: james:mustard at: 21-Oct-2002 22:07
It seems strange that the read /direct/skip bug hasn't been addressed by RT
(I noticed its been about for quite a while - at least a year!) considering
the frequency with which random file accessed is used today - especially in
the music / video / data scenes.
> Of course, all of us using View in a commercial
> environment have purchased it as per the license
> statements on RT's website :)
This is only a home hobby sense - the data is from NASA's global observatory
and gets quite large.
Our workplace did look at using REBOL/ENCAP but the encap licensing terms
were considered over-the-top and the technology was viewed as still beta
quality. I personally like rebol but most of my colleagues view it as
something akin to a cross between BASIC and PHP - opting instead for
> And, Cindy tells me that they will soon be able to accept
> Paypal payments which will make it sooo much more easier.
Hmm.. sounds good, although i'd probably pay by credit card.
> Look out also for an SDK for Rebol which will include the
> ability to encap products, but not sell them, and this
> will require the ownership of a purchased version of View
> or Commmand.
Again, sounds good - although with /Pro and access to the shell/libraries
its pretty easy to do most anything.