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[REBOL] Re: Cross Platform? Then what about Mac OS X?

From: carl:cybercraft at: 26-Sep-2002 20:27

On 26-Sep-02, Laurence Giddings wrote:
> After reading the long discussions recently on the > importance/significance of Rebols > multi platform/OS capabilities I am prompted to ask once again when > support for the Macintosh OS X system might be forth coming?
They do specifically say they plan to support OS X in their FAQ... We like OSX and we are now planning to support REBOL/View and our other products as well. That's a different statement to the... "We have REBOL/Core running on a variety of CE devices. However, porting REBOL/View and related products to specific platforms is accelerated when a customer or sponser funds the porting effort." you'll find futher down the page. So, reading between the lines, I'd say it's now a case of when, not if. My guess is that it wouldn't make sense to release a version before the next release of View, so maybe you'll see it then or soon afterwards. [Disclaimer - just a guess. I have no inside knowledge on this. I don't even know when then is...]
> I know there are a few Mac users around on this ML, but I am sure > there would be many many more if RT would only support us.....
I'm sure that's true and I'm sure they know it. (Then again, I'm sure there'd be more OS X users if Apple would only support X86...;) But as others have said, REBOL most definately should be on OS X. "It feels so empty without you..." (To misquote:) -- Carl Read