[REBOL] Re: Newest Dillema.
From: edanaii:cox at: 7-Mar-2003 8:02
Joel Neely wrote:
>Let me suggest a different model that might help...
Hey, I never said my "pointer" model was the right one, just that that's
how I understood the "placement of the colon" to be. :)
>which takes any function as an argument and applies it to seven. In
>that case, we must explicitly say that we don't want the value of the
>word to be evaluated/applied (yet). Using a GET-WORD! instead of a
>WORD! is the way we mention the function without using it. Therefore
> >> adjust7 square-root
> ** Script Error: square-root expected value argument of type: number
> ** Where: halt-view
> ** Near: adjust7 square-root
>because REBOL is trying to APPLY the function, but this succeeds
> >> adjust7 :square-root
> == 2.64575131106459
The net effect being:
>> Square-Root 7
>This way of looking at it (for me at least) seems to help keep things
>straight without thinking about concepts (e.g. "pointers") that aren't
>really part of REBOL.
It helped. Thanks Joe. :)
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