Check out Jerry's new videos -- REV to ObjC -> iPhone

Josh Mellicker josh at dvcreators.net
Sun May 9 12:11:31 CDT 2010



On May 8, 2010, at 11:28 PM, "J. Landman Gay"  
<jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:

> Ruslan Zasukhin wrote:
>
>> RevMobile before it seems was going generate c# sources?
>> Strange choice as for me.
>> Main engine should go to C,
>> Some parts of REV project also to C
>> And GUI part of REV project to ObjC - Cocoa.
>
> This is forbidden by the new license. There can be no translations.  
> All work must be created originally by Apple-specified tools.

Of course, if you pasted the C code into Xcode and built your app  
there, there would be no way Apple could tell the code was not written  
in Xcode. Text is text.

I've compared Revtalk and C a little bit and there are some code  
structures that are so similar translation would be easy (if then,  
switch). Chunk expressions are an example of something that would not  
translate, so there would have to be a special set of handlers that  
split strings and returned items, and in Revtalk you'd need to call  
these functions rather than using the stock ones to make the C output  
feasible.



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