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[REBOL] Re: A lingua franca for the Internet

From: ryanc:iesco-dms at: 21-Sep-2001 14:28

We should tell "the economist" about rebol. How do we contact them? --Ryan [Sanghabum--aol--com] wrote:
> Anyone else here read "The Economist"? > > There's an interesting article in this week's edition (22-28Sep01, > Technology Quarterly page 16) on the future of programming languages: "A > lingua franca for the Internet" > > Though it doesn't mention Rebol, it could almost be a manifesto for RT..... > > "....programming languages face a daunting challenge of helping to turn the > Internet into a more intelligent place" > > "(due to the Internet) the elegance of computer languages--so dear to > software gurus--has been sacrificed for easy of use....hence the rise of the > quick-and-dirty scripting languages" > > "....a programming language that incorporates concepts from artificial > intelligence (like Lisp, Prolog) will no doubt appear when the time is > right---and leave the likes of Java and C# by the wayside" > > "It is...within the realms of a small start-up's aspirations to develop the > (replacement for the) Java language" > > (Bits in braces my attempt to add context to short quotes). > > The full article should be online, but I think operate a > pay-per-view for a few weeks after publication. > > Tell your CEO/CIO that you've found the language the Economist is prophecying! > > --Colin. > -- > To unsubscribe from this list, please send an email to > [rebol-request--rebol--com] with "unsubscribe" in the > subject, without the quotes.
-- Ryan Cole Programmer Analyst 707-468-5400