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Vorple and FyreVMWeb
So now that Vorple for Glulx is in beta and looking great, I asked Juhana whether it made sense for the two of us to work together to make Vorple work with fyreVMWeb. Iniatially we both thought this would be a great idea.
However it would seem that Vorple adheres to the existing glk-oriented display paradigms and that's exactly what FyreVMWeb breaks (intentionally).
Most, if not all of the concepts in Vorple are transferable, but the implementation is likely to be wildly different underneath the covers. The one area that may have overlap is some of the I7 extenstions, but even then it would be file by file decision. More often than not, one platform would be hampered by the others requirements or capabilities.
Vorple extends to Glulx a real web development experience that is very exciting. It may make FyreVMWeb less of a target to many who just want an out of the box development experience. Even so, I still need to find a way to bring the same Vorple UI experiences to FyreVMWeb. I'm just not sure how that will happen.
For the most part, a rough beta of FyreVMWeb is functional. It is not ready for real use quite yet, but getting closer by the day. The sample is running showing the standard beta template..