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[REBOL] Re: Please help me out

From: btiffin:rogers at: 23-Aug-2010 17:13

On Mon, 23 Aug 2010 12:10:34 -0400, Emeka <> wrote:
> Hello All, > > This where I got my conclusion. > > I mentioned before that blocks are a container type. An ordered sequence > of > values. Actually they are an ordered sequence of un-evaluated values. > What > that means is that when a block itself is evaluated the values it > contains > are not evaluated. The values a block contains are evaluated when a > function > is applied to the block > > Is the last statement correct?
Properly, (and I've proven myself wrong in technical discussions about REBOL's inner workings on many occasions), I think a better expression would be The values a block contains are evaluated when the block is REDUCEd. I think. Cheers, Brian