jbv jbv.silences at
Tue Dec 2 17:13:43 EST 2003

> >
> > I can understand for Java, but why stay away from C ?
> >
> > Just curious,
> > JB
> >
> because its scary

Are you sure ?

IMHO, C compilers (Code Warrior, Visual C...) are scary...

But not C, nor assembler.

Futhermore, Rev is scary, especially when you're used to the
"vintage" MetaCard IDE...    ;-) just kidding of course...

More seriously, when using certain transcript commands, it feels
very close from using APIs or C librairies...
And C still allows you to develop things you can't even dream to
do with Rev (like networked realtime interactive 3D graphics,
realtime FFTs and other sound / image processing, high end
scientific / statistic calculations...).
Actually, the association between Rev (for front ends and a lot of
other tasks) and externals written in C is a killer...

Just my 2 cts.

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