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[REBOL] Re: rebol and kiosk systems embedding ...

From: rebol-list2:seznam:cz at: 15-Oct-2002 21:42

Hello Jason and Pekr, Sunday, October 13, 2002, 12:54:35 AM, you wrote: JC> Petr Krenzelok wrote:
>> OK, I know flash is the option - the problem is that I don't have >> designer fluent at Flash right now. Anyway, thanks for the tip. OTOH I
JC> I'm available if you are interested.. me too
>> think that flash is overhyped, well - that's just me :-) If I would use >> something for really cool presentations - I would go with Scala. One has >> to see it first to believe it - viva old good Amiga days :-) You can >> learn Scala in few hours to do basic stuff, all scripts are just that - >> editable scripts, etc.
I think that Scala will be a little bit expensive (but maybe I'm wrong), Flash files I can make for free using my own Rebol's dialect:-) JC> Shared object is a cache support system for flash to enable persistence across JC> sessions. JC> Local Connection Object allows message passing between any flash movies being JC> server from the same server. You can call functions between separate flash JC> movies on separate machines in close to real-time. JC> Both of these onlly require a few lines fo code to implement. I'm not such a FlashMX fun (I still rather do code compatible with Flash5 but I've already explored some of the new features as well: .... JC> I think MM have a linux flash6 player out now, but not tested it yet. If so JC> would likely run in Mozilla too! Best of all worlds maybe... I was using Flash5 with Netscape under RedHat6.1 few months ago and on my old PC on 233Mhz it was faster than under M$ WinNT (in my opinion the fastest M$ OS). If I would like to make kiosks, I would use Linux for them! cheers Oldes