[REBOL] Re: [why-REBOL] Pros and Cons / what's so special
From: g:santilli:tiscalinet:it at: 25-Jun-2004 14:17
On Friday, June 25, 2004, 11:06:35 AM, you wrote:
>> >Using your example, for the sake of argument, I think a lot of people
>> >*would* be able to do this kind of thing:
>> > mailbox: [
>> > scheme: 'pop
>> > user: 'project1
>> > host: "mail.xxx.org"
>> > smtp: "smtp.yyy.com"
>> > pass: "gregg"
>> > address: [project1--xxx--org]
>> > ]
>> > list: [[foo--bar--com][baz--foo--com]]
>> > box: open mailbox
>> > while [not empty? box] [
>> > message: import-email first box
>> > send/only list message/content
>> > remove box
>> > ]
>> I'm not so sure. The first question would be "What's scheme mean?" They
>> could cut and paste it though.
bic> Yeah, and once you get to cut and paste a lot of people can do a lot of things.
bic> If this were my first time looking at this, it might be difficult, I would say,
Again, I disagree, the point is not "human friendly syntax" when
writing programs. It's the syntax of values that is human
Gabriele Santilli <[g--santilli--tiscalinet--it]> -- REBOL Programmer
Amiga Group Italia sez. L'Aquila --- SOON: http://www.rebol.it/