Questions about Rev/Transcript vs. other toolkits

Troy Rollins troy at
Wed Aug 11 16:40:52 EDT 2004

On Aug 11, 2004, at 4:17 PM, Alex Tweedly wrote:

>> String handling, yes, network and internet, yes, file system, yes... 
>> but Imaging and Multimedia?
> Actually, I don't think RR excels at network and internet; it does 
> them OK, but without broader library support it can't be said to 
> excel. (e.g. NNTP, NTP, IMAP, POP3, email header parsers, Mime-type 
> handling, etc.). Any of those could built in RR (perhaps more easily 
> than in many other languages), but until they are supported in the 
> standard package, or in well organized add-ons, RR is still lagging.

OK. Well, it handles strings darn well then, we agree on that!

RPSystems, Ltd.

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