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[REBOL] Re: Variable not avilable out of a foreach

From: anton:wilddsl:au at: 12-Dec-2007 14:25

Hi Tim, Tim Johnson wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 December 2007, Anton Rolls wrote: >> Hi Giuseppe, > I must defer to Anton's grasp of rebol - I believe his knowledge > of theory runs deeper than mine, but I must differ with what > he says here: > >> Let me just start by saying that rebol defines no "scope". > because at > > "scope" is indeed a topic here.... to say otherwise is to > further confuse the newcomer. > >> Every word can be bound and rebound dynamically > Indeed! And 'bind is a powerful tool that enables us to > manipulate scope... but first one must understand how > rebol uses "definitional scoping". > respectfully > Tim
Fair enough. Let me add that bind is how scope in rebol is implemented. Knowledge of bind is how one understands scope in rebol better. Regards, Anton.