[REBOL] Re: Slashdot REBOL mention
From: lmecir:mbox:vol:cz at: 29-Oct-2001 23:56
> From what I have seen of Perl, Perl DOES use dialecting, it just
> been touted like dialecting in REBOL has. Perl is NOT READABLE, that
> to be its biggest characteristic.
> Why would you do a dialect? What is the point? A dialect is really
> just a library, with a little different format for accessing the
> The reason for changing the way you access them is to make it REABABLE,
> would go directly against all perl rules. ;-) If someone wanted to they
> could create dialects, in perl, that would allow you to write programs, in
> Perl, in a readable fashion. ;-0
> Enjoy, my 2¢!
> PS Just enjoy no pun intended.
Could you be more elaborate on Perl dialecting (I am not a Perl expert)? As
an example of a dialect, let's take my PIF function from
http://www.rebol.cz/cffr.html Is there a possibility to do that in Perl?