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[REBOL] Re: The needs that Rebol answers

From: SunandaDH:aol at: 8-Oct-2003 16:12

> bryan wrote (in another thread): > > Other people on this list do find Rebol practical for their needs, as > well as their aesthetics, can you specify what exactly in your needs > Rebol answers?
I get to write good code fast: REBOL matches the sort of things I want to do. Like, this morning, someone asked me for some code that would convert a pile of emailed HTML forms (the sort you get if you set HTML form action to mailto: -- a sort of cheap way of using HTML forms while avoiding serverside CGI processing) to a CSV file with all the HTML fields as column headings. And, no, the emails might not all have the same fields, or in the same order; could I sort of normalise them on the fly, please? It took just over an hour in REBOL because REBOL was almost devised for a cut'n'parse job like that. REBOL is the tool I reach for if I need to do something fast. Sunanda.