[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
But as others have said, REBOL most definately should be on OS X. "It
feels so empty without you..." (To misquote:)