Re: PROJ: Flare

From: Brian Atkins (
Date: Wed Jul 18 2001 - 19:51:27 MDT

Miriam English wrote:
> Another possible cause for the fact that it never took off in a big way is
> that each person builds up their own dictionary of definitions upon the
> standard base definitions. Naturally different people's definitions are not
> necessarily interoperable -- they need to use someone else's user
> dictionary... which is not always convenient. This is kinda a babel effect.

I was worrying about this for Flare too... ideally we want everybody's
code to work together/drag n drop ease. One possibility is an IDE that
makes use of your net connection to go out and access some big database
of "standards" to help you as you write your code. Does that make any

Brian Atkins
Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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