[REBOL] Re: What language am I looking for?
From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 17-May-2001 14:55
Volker Nitsch wrote:
> Found on escribe :)
> [REBOL] rebol weak points (i think) Re:(6)
> From: carl (view other messages by this author)
> Date: Sun, 10 Sep 2000 18:50:47
> So, why don't you guys just use the 'compile function?
> fast-sort: compile function [data [block!] return: [block!]] [a
> [integer!]] [...]
> print type? :fast-sort
> Turns out, you *can* write a compiler for REBOL. However, to do so
> you need to make "promises"
> about a function. You, the programmer, certify that the contents of
> the function is indeed
> compilable (by not using very late bound tricks).
> The benefit of the above is that you can use the rest of the REBOL
> environment for meta stuff...
> like preprocessing what you will compile.
Carl! Now you have to explain above?? :-) Is this planned, or was it an
->> help compile
No information on compile (word has no value)