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[REBOL] Re: REBOL [] Packages announcement and competition

From: rgaither:triad:rr at: 19-Feb-2004 20:07

On Feb 19, 2004, at 4:27 PM, [SunandaDH--aol--com] wrote:
> We're close to completing an enhancement to the Script > Library that > will enable *packages* -- a package is anything other than a simple > script > (which is all the Library has been able to handle so far). > > I'd like to enlist the List in the final bit of cross-platform testing > -- > just to make sure what gets uploaded is downloadable and runnable > across the full > range of platforms that REBOL inhabits.
Mac OS X 10.3.2 (Panther). Core
> There is one test package up on the Library. If you've got the time, > could > you please download it, see if it runs, and let me know what goes > wrong.
Worked fine - no problems. A little correction for the following text though - Running under Core, it will attempt to download all the files in the package the current folder. Should be - Running under Core, it will attempt to download all the files in the package to the current folder. Missing the word "to".
> The downloader should work under both Core and View, but it looks a lot > prettier (and offers more options) under View. The demo package runs > only under > View. > > It should take no more than three minutes on a 56K modem to download > the > files. > > As a tiny encouragement to you to do this, the demo package is a > "guess the > REBOL developer" competition....
Sorry, can't play on my platform... (Just teasing, couldn't resist a little jab! :-))
> Once we're happy that it works, we'll open the Library up so that any > Library > member can contribute packages. > > Thanks to Andreas and Jeff for some code incorporated in this > development.
Excellent option, thanks guys. Rod. Rod Gaither [rgaither--triad--rr--com] Oak Ridge, NC USA