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[REBOL] generalities of addresses and values... Re:(5)

From: joel:neely:fedex at: 11-Oct-2000 9:22

[rishi--picostar--com] wrote:
> All series! datatypes are treated as references and all other > datatypes (numbers, dates, etc..) are treated as values. >
That is my understanding, given the way you are using the terms reference and "value". It could also be said that series values are mutable, while other values are immutable.
> Has anyone confirmed this? >
I haven't had time to do all the "REBOL particle physics" myself, and don't know whether anyone else has tried all the possibilities either.
> I know I am not supposed to snoop around and figure > out how this stuff works in REBOL, but it is just something I have > to know... >
To the contrary! You SHOULD "snoop around" and confirm for yourself that you understand how things are behaving in REBOL! That's likely the best way to learn, and to confirm that what you think you've learned is true. Keep REBOLving! -jn-