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[REBOL] Will REBOL/View be commercial? Re:(2)

From: rebol:techscribe at: 21-Sep-2000 21:34

Hi Geo, Oberon 3: Juice: At 06:44 PM 9/21/00 -0700, you wrote:
>Elan, > >Would you give us some pointers re: Oberon 3 and Juice. I know >where Oberon-2 is but not Oberon 3. Just curious. > >Thanks >Geo... > >[rebol--techscribe--com] wrote: >> As a later step, once REBOL/View has been broadly accepted, I do see a >> market for a REBOL/View pcode (bytecode, or slim binaries (Oberon 3, >> Juice)) type engine. Commercial developers who want to protect their >> scripts from prying eyes will purchase a REBOL/View compiler that generates >> slim binary runtimables. The freely available REBOL/View interpreter will >> include an engine that interprets the slim binary scripts. Developers who >> are willing to share their scripts by deploying their application in REBOL >> source code do not need to pay anything to be able to do that. They are >> making REBOL more useful. Commercial developers who want to protect their >> source code and take advantage of somewhat faster execution speed (slim >> binaries are almost as fast as native compiled code, see Oberon 3) will be >> willing to pay for technology that will convert their source code files. >
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