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[REBOL] Re: About View

From: roblasalle:yah:oo at: 29-Mar-2001 13:21

--- Brett Handley <[brett--codeconscious--com]> wrote:
> Hi RT Team > > > The REBOL team held a three hour meeting yesterday > to discuss REBOL/View > and its future. We came up with an excellent > solution that provides a free > version of View that is upgradable to a professional > version that includes a > few additional components, such as command shell, > library access, and > encryption. > > > ... > > > Please let us know your thoughts. > > I think it is an excellent idea. > > While Link/Pro will most likely satisfy my personal > at-home needs - I think > the above, as stated, would be great for those users > who do not want any > synchronisation with any server, but need a GUI, > shell, etc. For example, I > as a contractor might want to buy such a nice tool > for work at a client site > using it as a productivity tool not as a production > item - an avoid issues > with firewalls, security policies etc. Could be a > nice little foot-in-the > door application that quietly promotes Rebol and its > corporate focussed > sibling Link. > > In another context, though I would ask for such a > package with a runtime > generating option. This would be useful to those > developers wanting to > distribute rebol binaries to customers. Small > productivity programs that if > successful might encourage the client and the > developer to "move up" to the > next level computing/networking capability. > > Ultimately though, I hope your so wildly successful > with Link and Serve that > I can call up my personal/private desktop at home > update it, call it up on a > pocket computer on the bus and when at work access > it again on the company > desktop without my employer reading my updated CV! > or for that matter my > ASP/ISP (even though they may physically > store/backup my data/programs). Of > course then I need a work desktop too... The week > after next for this one > thanks... :-) > > Regards, > Brett. > > -- > To unsubscribe from this list, please send an email > to > [rebol-request--rebol--com] with "unsubscribe" in the > subject, without the quotes. >
the strategy of a free/cheap and basic REBOL/View is a great idea for newbies like me who need this to develop our skills and create proof of feasibility to sell the more expensive but reasonably priced REBOL products to those we are developing for. THANKS!