[REBOL] Re: Rebol Enhancement Proposal - Embedding spaces in path! datatypes
From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 9-May-2001 11:23
Andrew Martin wrote:
> Normal path! datatypes look like this:
> Currently Rebol doesn't understand strings in a path. I'm proposing that
> Rebol should return things using a string as a path. For example:
> block: [
> "A string with spaces" [
> Test [
> Item 99
> To refer to "99" it would be nice if Rebol understood the following as a
> block/"A string with spaces"/Test/Item
> and for convenience the following format:
> /"block/A string with spaces/Test/Item"
> Both of the above will return "99. The last format is based on Rebol's
> format for long filenames with embedded spaces, like:
> %"Directory/Sub-Directory/My File.txt"
> Opinions? Problems?
requested already for several times, proposed to [feedback--rebol--com] .... and I
don't remember if there was any answer from RT folks or not, but me too would
see it helpfull. So, RT - are there any technical problems?
even more crazy datatypes path examples: :-)
some-path/(evaluate code here)/sub-path ....
or ... some more general native extraction function ....