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[REBOL] rebol weak points (i think) Re:(5)

From: larry:ecotope at: 10-Sep-2000 17:57

Hi Chris I agree. I don't see where Andrew's question presents any real problem. I suspect the primary problems with developing a compiler for REBOL are 1) The language design (or at least implementation) are not yet complete and 2) The semantics are somewhat irregular, so that there would be an awful lot of special cases to deal with. Scheme is another language which, in fact, is rather similar to REBOL in many ways (in REBOL 1.x, it was very similar, including continuations) and Scheme comes with a compiler as well as an interpreter (see the DrScheme package from Rice University It is free and rather small (just a few MB) and supports threads, GUI programming, and tcp. -Larry