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[REBOL] Re: .Net C# and Rebol

From: brett:codeconscious at: 27-Sep-2003 10:29

Andrew Martin wrote:
> The other interesting thing is that C# has networking libraries built in > along with native windows supports, plus printing.
How does one use the printing for reports? Is it at the level of calls to TextOut, Draw, etc on a canvas or are there higher level reporting functions?
> It would be really, really nice to have Rebol running under .NET.
I still wonder whether REBOL is a language or a virtual machine that we build our languages upon or both (no distinction), so trying to run REBOL on .Net might mean emulation ie slow.
> Failing that, it should be possible to get a C# client running that can > understand a Rebol description of a user interface that's sent over a TCP > connection. > This would then allow Rebol to function with a native windows > interface, and have printing on the client.
Ahh printing. :^)
> It might even be possible for the C# client to understand Rebol/IOS, > perhaps?
Maybe that sort of intefacing should be at a higher level (webservices) ? Regards, Brett.