[REBOL] Re: Periods as parts of rebol words?
From: greggirwin:mindspring at: 10-May-2002 18:21
<< A period(.) is so much easier to use. I have used periods in
rebol words and I haven't encountered any problems thus far. >>
Per the docs:
The end of a word is indicated by a space, a line break, or one of the
The following characters are not allowed in words: @#$%^,
Technically, you can do it. I personally don't think it's a good idea, for
the following reason: REBOL is designed to be a good language for humans.
Dot notation isn't found in many natural languages I know of (not counting
phonetic breakdowns which don't use the period :) while hyphenated words are
a normal form, at least in English. Just my 2c.