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[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 > native! > > <grin> > > 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 irony? ->> help compile No information on compile (word has no value) heh :-) -pekr-