Linked by Kaj-de-Vos on Thu 20th Dec 2012 00:22 UTC
Syllable, AtheOS As the Syllable project predicted many years ago, version 3 of the REBOL programming language has finally been open sourced, under the Apache 2 licence (screenshot on Syllable Desktop). Also, the alpha version of the high-level Red programming language, supporting Syllable Desktop, has been released, by now in version 0.3.1 (screenshot, demo program, video at the Science Park in Amsterdam).
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jockm
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2012-12-22

In no way do we claim credit for open sourcing REBOL. It doesn't say that in the article, either.


Nor did I say, or imply that you did. Merely that your lead:

As the Syllable project predicted many years ago


wasn't your (meaning Syllable's) news, you buried the lead.

A better headline might have been have been:

REBOL 3 open sourced, ported to Syllable, also new Red language.


Though personally I think that is way too many stories to put in one piece. Again personally, I think that it would have been better to have one story announcing the open sourcing of REBOL 3 — aside from the article back in Sep saying that REBOL 3 would be open sourced there has been a story here about the actual release of the source — and then a separate Syllable related one.

Nor (once again) personally do I think the prediction bit was relevant to the story.

It is fine if you disagree (you wrote the story you wanted to write), I am just pointing out that I think it would have been better expressed by giving REBOL the credit for the open sourcing before you emphasize the the Syllable part.

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