[OT ??] OpenXION

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Mon Jun 20 17:42:47 EDT 2011

Paul Dupuis wrote:

> On 6/20/2011 3:25 PM, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
>> http://code.google.com/p/openxion/
>> "XION is an xTalk language similar to the ones used by HyperCard,
>> SuperCard, and Runtime Revolution."
> I'd like to know if RunRev has any involvement with this Open Source
> initiative or what their take on it is?

I would imagine RunRev is aware of it, but I doubt they have any 
involvement in it.

IIRC this is one of several old projects from HyperCard enthusiasts over 
the years, including FreeCard, XULCard, and others.

I believe XION is from Rebecca Bettencourt, a project she's mentioned on 
the HC forum a few times over the years.

Rebecca's interest seems to be more in the language itself, and as a 
command-line tool without an accompanying GUI object model I'm not sure 
what sorts of tasks it's anticipated to be used for.

Good to see she's still at it, but definitely not affiliated with 

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