[REBOL] Re: syntax across languages
From: andrew:martin:colenso:school at: 24-Dec-2003 22:45
> As for (2), it doesn't exists! I'm not trying to be pedantic here,
but sincerely believe that one of the early steps to "getting" REBOL is
to realize that e.g. THERE IS NO "IF" STATEMENT, but merely some
functions (IF, IF/ELSE, EITHER) that take an argument of type [LOGIC!
NONE!] and one or two arguments of type [BLOCK!] and, if you so choose,
YOU CAN WRITE YOUR OWN.
I totally agree. It's the step of breaking free from The Matrix of
conventional programming languages.
The other step is that words (and other values) can mean whatever you
want them to mean.
Andrew J Martin
Speaking in tongues and performing miracles.
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