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[REBOL] Re: Pair comparison (was: native? :==)

From: rebol:optushome:au at: 5-Feb-2002 18:58

----- Original Message ----- From: "Hallvard Ystad" <[hallvard--ystad--helpinhand--com]> To: <[rebol-list--rebol--com]> Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2002 6:13 PM Subject: [REBOL] Pair comparison (was: native? :==)
> Dixit [holger--rebol--com] (23.03 04.02.2002): > >Yes, but for string and block series there is a natural order > >(left-to-right). For pairs there is not. Do you want x or y to > >take precedence ? > > Precedence or not, when presenting X/Y coordinates, I have yet to meet
with someone who places the Y before the X (ever heard about Y/X coordinates?).
> [...]
Pairs also represent size. If you only compare X then this falls apart when dealing with size. Which is greater 5x1 or 3x2 ?? Cheers, Allen K