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[REBOL] Re: Propagating refinements

From: sunandadh:aol at: 22-Dec-2001 17:28

Hi Gregg,
> << I think I'll stick to passing parameters as strings if they have to go > anywhere other than the function invoked >> > > Hmmm. What about a block of optional refinements? Then you can just pass > that entire block, rather than individual parameters. Sadly, the syntax > isn't nearly as nice as using regular refinements, but it could be a very > flexible approach for special cases. >
That's a nice idea, and you could do the same sort of thing to pass, in effect, a variable number of parameters to a function, e.g. the fictitious UpLoadFiles function UpLoadFiles [/replace /quiet /ascii] [%file1 %file2 %file3 ...] Sunanda.