[REBOL] The needs that Rebol answers
From: andrew::martin::colenso::school::nz at: 24-Dec-2003 22:39
bryan wrote (in another thread):
> Other people on this list do find Rebol practical for their needs, as
well as their aesthetics, can you specify what exactly in your needs
For me, Rebol fills my need (want) to generate HTML from plain text
(%eText.r), and generating HTML, XHTML, XML, SVG and other XML related
languages (%ML.r). I've found Rebol handy to read .csv files that were
generated badly, manipulate them (transpose, tear off columns, add other
columns, and so on), and write the correct .CSV back to disk (%CSV.r).
I've also found it great to write a Wiki CGI in (%Wiki.r). I've also
needed it at work to aid other badly written programs that have no
competitor (yet...), so they can do their job properly.
I've got other needs that I think Rebol could fill, like reading and
parsing XML well (so that I can read XML files written by MS Excel
2002), and native Windows (native OS) user interface (so that I can
create "miniature" Windows compatible programs). Basically, playing well
Andrew J Martin
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