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[REBOL] REBOL, AMIGA/TAO & MICRO$OFT DOT-NET (Long!) Re:

From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 30-Sep-2000 2:45

----- Original Message ----- From: <[edinburgh--veitchi--co--uk]> To: <[list--rebol--com]> Sent: Friday, September 29, 2000 11:01 PM Subject: [REBOL] REBOL, AMIGA/TAO & MICRO$OFT DOT-NET (Long!)
> If REBOL truly are independent then having /View & later /Multimedia > available across all & every platform is going to lead to having to > maintain a truly enormous code base to cover every range of > CPU + OS + Graphics Layer. > > Think about the whole multitude of possible permutations & combinations. > > A subset might be as follows; > > Intel 86 + MS Windows + GDI / Win32's > PPC + Mac OS X + Aqua > Intel 86 + BE OS + Be Media Layer > PPC + BE OS + Be Media Layer > Intel 86 + Linux + XFree86 > Sparc + Linux + XFree86 > PPC + Linux + XFree86 > Intel 86 or Sparc or PPC etc + Linux + MicroWindows > Intel 86 or Sparc or PPC etc + Linux + QT Embedded > Every CPU + Tao Elate + Amiga Foundation Layers > Every CPU + QNX + Photon Micro GUI
RT would be just insane to do so. Noone can imho handle so many versions. At that time, I believe we will be using real componentised system, so you will have just one .exe per platform, with set of loadable/unloadable components available ... -pekr-