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[REBOL] Re: Rebol can get quite INSANE!!!

From: max:ordigraphe at: 4-Sep-2001 18:04

> The thing I like about rebol is that I can work in more of a > left-to-right method that "inside-out" as in C/C++ or Lisp....
yep it does reads more like normal english... Except that the lack of parenthesis, makes it quite hard to decode complex and in-line function calls... especially while learning. If you aren't used to using a particular function and it is used in a long function "chain" or tree, then it gets quite confusing as to what result gets returned into which function. This is because the actual parameter ordering isn't readily apparent... It gets that much worse when the words are badly chosen. When I recently discovered the "ANY" and "ALL" functions, I thanked god. If they are used ingeniously, they REALLY help clarify code and make the syntax so much simpler. They basically let you concentrate on the expressions and let you forget about using nested conditions or switches. -Maxim << Don't rush me Sonny - you rush a miracle man, you get lousy miracles
Miracle Max (Princess Bride) ------------- Maxim Olivier-Adlhoch ORDIGRAPHE tel: 450.444.2600