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[REBOL] Re: Rugby RIP

From: carl:cybercraft at: 18-Jan-2002 9:30

On 18-Jan-02, Petr Krenzelok wrote:
> Maarten Koopmans wrote: >> All, >> Rugby is officially dead, the web sites have been removed. You may >> use it (including republishing) as the BSD license indicates if you >> stil have it. >> With IOS coming Rebol will have a built-in distributed system. If >> IOS fails there is no case for such thing anyway. I feel it is in >> Rebols best interest if there 'is only one'. >> Thank you all for using it and making it a fun. >> Goodbye, >> Maarten > Maarten, excuse me, but that is the worst scenario you choosed to > support! I really can't understand it. What do you know of IOS that > you are sure it provides the same functionality? ;-/
It has certainly generated more discussion here than IOS. (:
> I am not sure we are not doomed. Nenad stopped free fast-cgi > protocol implementation, simply to don't compete with RT, and you > announce just similar strategy for Rugby. Such kind of scenario > ("there is only one way", "mother company centric") can work against > us and rebol itself in the long run ....
I had a vague feeling I'd seen Rugby mentioned on the REBOL site, but I can't find the reference there any more. I did notice that Core, Command and View are now refered to as "REBOL Messaging Language Products". How long has that been the case?
> Anyway, thanks for the rugby - best piece of Rebol code and proof of > easily done distributed computing so far .... > -pekr-
-- Carl Read