[REBOL] Re: Who read this mailing list?
From: carl:cybercraft at: 23-Nov-2007 8:42
On Friday, 23-Novenber-2007 at 7:34:18 Petr Krenzelok wrote,
>Tim Johnson napsal(a):
>> On Thursday 22 November 2007, Alessandro Manotti wrote:
>>> I was following all the discussions made in these days in this mailing
>>> list, and... I asked to myself: is there any RT member (official member)
>>> that read these emails?
>> <chuckle> We're waiting to find out with bated breath. </chuckle>
>> The PL that I consider an alternative to rebol is newlisp. If you look at
>> their forum, you will see that Lutz Miller - the developer of newlisp -
>> participates almost daily in the community.
>Noone reads ML this days probably. Don't get me wrong, although we are
>used to, ML is absolutly arcane way of communication, slow.
But for discussions, slow is good. Thoughtful responses are those which have been mulled
over for a few hours or days. Instant ones are off-the-top-of-the-head ones. Useful
if someone's already given the topic a lot of thought, but not if it's a new topic to
And this ML has a nice, searchable, public archive. (Or 3.) Can you point me to archived
discussions on these other channels regarding, say, which OSs get R3 first, and which
are to follow. Or one discussing how the 'hybrid' closed/open-source approach was arrived
at and why it's thought it'll work. And what the definition of 'working' will be under
And I'm sure others can think of other discussions they'd like to read through too -
if they're available.
-- Carl Read.