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[REBOL] Re: language shoot-out :-)

From: edanaii:cox at: 4-Nov-2002 21:29

Remember, REBOL is about the X Internet. Cross platform compatibility is a critical factor in proving its worth. So is REBOL's main competitor, Java. Also, few companies are homogenous. Yes, they have lots of PCs. Many also have lots of Main Frames and Servers. You want REBOL to shine. Then compete where it competes best... [reffy--ulrich--net] wrote:
>I disagree with this. If I have 5,000 of the same platforms within my company, >I really am not interested (maybe) in how it performs on other hardware. > >Dick > >>Carl at REBOL wrote: >> >> >> >>>I think maybe the time has come to do our own Language Comparison pages. >>>I don't think we need to compare as many as bagley had, many of those are >>>not useful for comparison - just waste of time and space. >>> >>> >>> >>Thinking about it further, competitors should be limitted to languages >>that are truly cross-platform compatible. And that should be one of the >>grading criteria; how well does it perform on different hardware. >> >>This would remove a few contenders, including VB. :) >> >>-- >>Sincerely, | For long you live and high you fly. >>Ed Dana | And smiles you'll give and tears you'll cry. >>Software Developer | And all you touch and all you see, >>1Ghz Athlon Amiga | Is all your life will ever be. >> | -- Pink Floyd, Breathe. >>=========== >> >> > >Download NeoPlanet at >
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