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[REBOL] Re: Rebol/Gotcha Handling previously defined words

From: carl:cybercraft at: 24-Dec-2003 22:51

On 11-Dec-03, Tim Johnson wrote:
> Well, I did it again, and punished myself severely for the > transgression, but I can't bring back the time I lost.... > I created a subroutine in a context and called it 'reduce. And I > forgot to either redefine or provide an absolute path for > system/words/reduce. > Bad Tim, bad, bad Tim! > This poses the need for a wonderful one-liner that would throw an > error or warning in case a word is defined and used in a context > that already exists in system/words. > I'm just starting to dig into lisp as a part of learning emacs and I > believe that language does have such safeguards, but I haven't been > able to get to that understanding yet. > Any ideas? comments?
I probably don't know what you mean, but doesn't PROTECT-SYSTEM do this for you now? -- Carl Read