richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Fri Apr 30 03:50:12 CDT 2010
Yes; it's that time of year again when Richmond starts burbling
on about potential pretenders to the RunRev crown . . . :)
I have been following HyperNext for quite some time; and for
most of that time it has been crap. But there are the beginnings
of something stirring over there in County Durham:
The specific 'bits' that grabbed my attention were these:
"HyperNext V4 coming soon! "
"Coming soon - with many enhancements and versions for
Mac OS X - Intel native builds.
Now as this is, as far as I can tell, a one-man, kitchen-sink operation
(Um; how did RunRev start?) and Hypernext is, at present, FREE, the
developer is under no real need to keep punters happy, so, also
"coming soon" could be extremely subjective. I have written to
the info address asking about time-frames.
The thing that interests me most is that there is a Linux version in the
Now at a time when 'some' IDE development companies seem to be slacking
off on Linux development here's a person doing quite the opposite (of course
as s/he in non-commercial we cannot assume her/his motives are the same
as commericla operations); presumably this is not just for the fun of
after all porting all that stuff over from Mac and Win to Linux may not
be all that easy.
This company needs watching as they may yet produce a viable competitor.
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