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[REBOL] Re: Updates to hof script

From: g:santilli:tiscalinet:it at: 16-Nov-2002 21:19

Hi Jan, On Saturday, November 16, 2002, 8:23:15 PM, you wrote: JS> But one must execute some caution because [integer! string!] JS> in a function definition would represent a set of choices, rather than JS> a Cartesian product. Indeed; and that could be expressed in PARSE notation as [integer! | string!] JS> I am still not convinced that the JS> [some [into [integer! string!]]] JS> is that much readable. Once you are familiar with PARSE, it is. I think that it is better having as few different notations as possible, so that people have less things to learn; since PARSE is already in, and a REBOL programmer is supposed to know it to some extent, I assume such a notation would look much more familiar to him/her. JS> Think about those long signatures. Indeed, that is likely to be a problem. Short or readable, pick one. (As Joel would say. ;-) Of course, mine is just an idea; maybe it can just be useful to make you think of something better. :-) Spending all my cents today, Gabriele. -- Gabriele Santilli <[g--santilli--tiscalinet--it]> -- REBOL Programmer Amigan -- AGI L'Aquila -- REB: