[REBOL] Re: Rebol can get quite INSANE!!!
From: tim::johnsons-web::com at: 4-Sep-2001 16:43
On Tue, Sep 04, 2001 at 06:04:45PM -0400, Maxim Olivier-Adlhoch wrote:
> > The thing I like about rebol is that I can work in more of a
> > left-to-right method that "inside-out" as in C/C++ or Lisp....
> yep it does reads more like normal english... Except that the lack of
> parenthesis, makes it quite hard to decode complex and in-line function
> calls... especially while learning.
> If you aren't used to using a particular function and it is used in a
> long function "chain" or tree, then it gets quite confusing as to what
> result gets returned into which function. This is because the actual
> parameter ordering isn't readily apparent... It gets that much worse
> when the words are badly chosen.
> When I recently discovered the "ANY" and "ALL" functions, I thanked god.
> If they are used ingeniously, they REALLY help clarify code and make the
> syntax so much simpler. They basically let you concentrate on the
> expressions and let you forget about using nested conditions or
Hey that's a good tip. :>)
> << Don't rush me Sonny - you rush a miracle man, you get lousy miracles
Great quote! Can I use it?
> Miracle Max (Princess Bride)
> Maxim Olivier-Adlhoch
> tel: 450.444.2600
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