[REBOL] Re: Style R flavour checker ;-)
From: carl:cybercraft at: 9-Jan-2002 23:58
On 09-Jan-02, Allen Kamp wrote:
> I've been sitting back holding off commenting, but can't hold off
> forever. If you really want to make it easier for maintenance
> programmers, all I can say is to repeat the Designer's Tip Sheet.
> Tip #7 Code in Style
> "REBOL is a highly dynamic language that allows massive creative
> freedon in script's design. But, when it comes to the source format
> of your script, use the standard style (found in the REBOL User's
> Guide). Adhering to a standard style will make your script easier
> for you and others to read"
> I see little point in using a style different to the style that is
> in used REBOL itself. For one thing the source function loses some
> of its utilty if you have to mentaly map from the standard
> formatting to your own style.
But RT could change the output with the next release of REBOL.
> If you have trouble reading the
> standard style, then maybe you haven't truly learnt to read REBOL
> yet. (or you might be carrying too much baggage from past
Nah - it's to get away from the look of other languages and to have a
more REBOL-like style - to emphasize the blocks as much as possible.
Plus, it's just plain better.
> Please stick to the standard guide as much as you can, at the very
> least please stick to it for posts to this list. When in Rome... etc
> Allen K
> [close vent]