[REBOL] Re: Encap/Distributions
From: tim:johnsons-web at: 21-Oct-2001 20:08
> On Sun, Oct 21, 2001 at 02:06:03PM -0800, Tim Johnson wrote:
> > Here's a story for you:
> > System administrator that I know adminsters a Windows 2000 Server.
> > Called RT to ask if Windows 95/98/NT version had been tested on
> > Win 2000. The person on the other end said something like:
> > "Try it and let us know how it works."
On Sun, Oct 21, 2001 at 05:14:23PM -0700, [holger--rebol--com] wrote:
> Sounds like a false rumor to me. We have been testing REBOL on
> Win 2000 and Win Me for quite a while, even on some XP betas.
I am quoting as close as possible what was told to me by that
She was requested to install the rebol binary.
Her concern was that (again I am paraphrasing her),
==>>some executables compiled and tested in a windows/95/98/NT
environment will not function properly in Windows 2000.
It is my humble opinion, that if RT knows that rebol 126.96.36.199.1
is good to go on Windows 2000, that it be stated so at
Being able to Install rebol with that ISP would have opened
another (small) door to rebol useage.
These folks would have otherwise been VERY interested in rebol
because of what would be your network savvy operation, security
Perhaps, Holger - I could put you directly in touch with her,
if anybody could sell her on rebol, you could.
Let me know, and I will play "match maker" if need be.
It would be a good thing for all parties concerned.
> Unless that sysadmin called during the Win 2000 beta period, or
> the question was extremely specific (like "Can I do [this] on
> [that] version of [software] running on Win2000 ?"). Even then
> the answer would have been different, probably something like
> "We know you can do [this], but have no experience with [that],
> so we cannot say for sure, sorry. If you try it we would appreciate
> some feedback."
> Holger Kruse
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