[REBOL] Re: CherryPal...
From: edoconnor::gmail::com at: 28-Jul-2008 12:04
On Sun, Jul 27, 2008 at 3:05 AM, Petr Kren=9Eelok wrote:
> But - who wants to use REBOL as a php replacement anyway? I think it is not its target
role, although I use it that way too ...
That's the way you use it, I've used it, and numerous others. I think
it's sensible to remain open to a deployment channel that enjoys
developer attention. Although not everyone wants to swap out php for
REBOL, I think interest could rise if REBOL were more optimized to the
If you consider scripting popularity -- python, ruby, perl and php--
all rose to prominence with strong support for web-app frameworks.
Even Java owes its standing to the server environment.
On the server host, there is still some diversity in platforms and
languages. The desktop environment is foreboding for a small,
proprietary vendor. This environment translates to direct competition
with Adobe (AIR/Flex), Microsoft (WPF, Silverlight), Netscape (Prism),
and a handful of other not-insignificant players (Curl Nitro, Open