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[REBOL] Re: curious use of LENGTH?

From: greggirwin:mindspring at: 31-Jan-2002 12:43

Hi Joel, << If any numeric value counts as TRUE, then if length? s [print s] and print s do exactly the same thing, since the IF would always be satisfied! Hence my question, why the IF ?
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I'd say it shouldn't be there, provided they intended to print just a newline (in which case I hope it's commented that way. Bummer that we can't see comments for mezzanine functions.). If they intended it not to print 0 length strings, they need to change the condition to reflect that. Probably worth a submission to feedback, unless they jump in here. It might be that the same thing occurs other places in their code as well. --Gregg