[REBOL] Re: I hate computers!
From: edanaii:cox at: 6-Jan-2003 8:00
Ladislav Mecir wrote:
>>As was pointed out to me earlier, the use of Any-Type! seems to make a
>>parameter optional. Were I to define a parameter as such: Parameter [
>>String! Money! ], if I omit the parameter when called, it blows up. But
>>with any-type!, it doesn't. So this was a means to have multiple
>>parameters and have it optional. This would allow me to do some
>>overloading, i.e. fall Foo with a String performs a different action
>>than Foo with Money or Foo without a parameter.
>you can use this:
> f: func [parameter [string! money! unset!] [
>to have an optional parameter.
Ah hah! That's another thing I didn't know I could do.
Never thought of Unset as a datatype.
At this rate, I should get this language figured out in about 50 years. :)
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