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[REBOL] Re: lisp-like backquotes macros

From: volker:nitsch:g:mail at: 26-Nov-2005 4:41

On 11/26/05, Henri Morlaye <henri.morlaye-gmail.com> wrote:
> This example comes out of a real problem I have, it is not artificial > (it may not be good rebol however ). >
Then i was to harsh, sorry. Ladislavs site is currently down, he mentioned some domai-rename in another post. Googled and found a %build.r here: http://www.pat665.free.fr/gtk/rebol-core.html#sect22. (for the few hours until he fixes that)
> Parens are also used to prioritize calculus, so every time I want to > build a function block, there is a clash between priorities parens and > compose parens. > > -- > henri > > On 11/26/05, Volker Nitsch <volker.nitsch-gmail.com> wrote: > > > > On 11/26/05, Henri Morlaye <henri.morlaye-gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > > Hello, > > > Am I the only one who find the lispy backquote macros better than the > > > COMPOSE function ? > > > > > > for example: > > > `[ ,value1 to-string ( to-integer ,value2 ) + 2 ) ] > > > instead of: > > > compose/deep [ (value1) to-string (to-paren reduce[ to-paren reduce [ > > > 'to-integer (value2) ] + 2 ] ] > > > > > > Why is it so ? > > > > Because you used an artificial example? > > Parens *are* the backquotes of rebol. > > What happens if you want to backquote backquotes in lisp? > > (I admit in some cases, like composing parse-rules, your example makes > > sens > > e.). > > > > > -- > > > henri > > > -- > > > To unsubscribe from the list, just send an email to > > > lists at rebol.com with unsubscribe as the subject. > > > > > > > > > > > > -- > > -Volker > > > > "Any problem in computer science can be solved with another layer of > > indirection. But that usually will create another problem." David > > Wheeler > > -- > > To unsubscribe from the list, just send an email to > > lists at rebol.com with unsubscribe as the subject. > > > > > -- > To unsubscribe from the list, just send an email to > lists at rebol.com with unsubscribe as the subject. >
-- -Volker Any problem in computer science can be solved with another layer of indirection. But that usually will create another problem. David Wheeler