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[REBOL] Re: [BUG?] read-io & write-io or Wait or is TCL better?

From: joel:neely:fedex at: 7-Aug-2003 11:13

Hi, Max, Maxim Olivier-Adlhoch wrote:
> I agree, no one can guess such a detail. and many such details are > CAPITAL in rebol? (like who could guess that "insert tail" is faster > than "append"!). >
Anyone who typed:
>> ?? append
append: func [ {Appends a value to the tail of a series and returns the series head.} series [series! port!] value /only "Appends a block value as a block" ][ head either only [ insert/only tail series :value ] [ insert tail series :value ] ] I'm not trying to be a smart-alek here, but just observing something that took me a LOOOONG time to learn myself; poking around under the hood is at this point the best way to understand some things (which is not a comforting answer for those of use without the luxury of lots of wander-around-and-explore time!) Until the eScribe subscription was broken, it was one of my main sources of research, as one could search the archive of emails at that site and find all sorts of juicy tidbits from past discussions! -jn- -- ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Joel Neely joelDOTneelyATfedexDOTcom 901-263-4446 Counting lines of code is to software development as counting bricks is to urban development.