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[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 > switches.
Hey that's a good tip. :>)
> -Maxim > > << 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 > > ORDIGRAPHE > tel: 450.444.2600 > ------------- > > -- > To unsubscribe from this list, please send an email to > [rebol-request--rebol--com] with "unsubscribe" in the > subject, without the quotes.
-- Tim Johnson <[tim--johnsons-web--com]>