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[REBOL] Re: rebol 3 => 64 Bit problems

From: brian:wisti:gmai:l at: 12-Feb-2009 10:07

On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 9:08 AM, Petr Krenzelok <petr.krenzelok-seznam.cz>wrote:
> Brian, I have some explanation for you, because imo it is important to > understand the architecture, and not eventually spread incorrect > information: > > If you would properly watch R3 development during last 2 - 3 years, you > would probably know, what the intended model is going to be like? I mean > - it was discussed several times on various places, that most of R3 is > going to be opensourced. The only thing with closed source nature is > going to be rebol.dll (rebol.so) library, which is supposed to be > platform agnostic. But - to get there, we first need DevBase running, > and imo we are now very close to that state. RebDev (which is going to > be renamed to DevBase later) needs some additions like file-sharing > etc., and then C source codes for host (OS) parts are going to be > uploaded. So yes, you will be able to build your own R3 distro, we are > just not there. Of course, you will need Carl to recompile rebol.dll > (.so) for your target platform, but as it is supposed to be platform > agnostic, it should not be of a big problem. Recent R3 linux/OS-X builds > are just attempt to try to port R3, nothing more, no official effort, > just for testing purposes. So - let's wait few more months, and we will > get there. And then - R3 for everyone :-) I surely want my R3 for > Windows Mobile (HTC Touch Diamond is my next phone :-) > > Best regards, > -pekr-
Thanks for the summary, pekr. I knew this issue had been discussed at great length in the past, but like I said - I haven't been paying close attention to R3 development at all. That's why my email had such a mild tone :-) I'm definitely looking forward to R3 for everyone. Kind Regards, Brian Wisti http://coolnamehere.com/