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[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... :-/
> -- > Regards, > Henrik Mikael Kristensen
Kind regards, Sebastien 'Jedi' Jeudy. _________________________________________