[REBOL] Re: Compatibility REBOL 2.x / REBOL 3.0 ?
From: reboleur:free at: 10-Mar-2009 18:43
> No, there will be very little compatibility with regards to REBOL/View
> and VID scripts. R3 is a redesign from the ground up, keeping only the
> greatest parts of R2 and building entirely new parts and changing
> existing ones. As such, the GUI engine is completely rewritten with
> more simplicity and ease of use in mind.
> For Core only scripts, some compatibility remains and with a special
> R2-forward function package, some R3 functions have been backported to
> R2 in slower versions, but even there, some fundamental changes in R3
> will not allow existing scripts to be easily interchangable with R2.
> To write future scripts to be compatible with both R2 and R3, you must
> write them with both R2 and R3 in mind. This is possible. But to run
> existing scripts, you must first rewrite or adapt them to R3.
Thank you, it's more clear.
I hope that the adaptations between R2 and R3 will be minor, otherwise it will
be difficult to port some applications... :-/
> Henrik Mikael Kristensen
Sebastien 'Jedi' Jeudy.