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[REBOL] Re: Functions, /local and refinements

From: g:santilli:tiscalinet:it at: 15-May-2004 15:33

Hi Ladislav, On Saturday, May 15, 2004, 3:08:40 PM, you wrote: LM> Hi, I found:
>>> f: func ["aa" /local x /a aa] [] >>> help f
LM> USAGE: LM> F LM> DESCRIPTION: LM> aa LM> F is a function value.
>>> g: func ["aa" /a aa /local x] [] >>> help g
LM> USAGE: LM> G /a aa LM> DESCRIPTION: LM> aa LM> G is a function value. LM> REFINEMENTS: LM> /a LM> aa -- (Type: any) LM> Is there really such a big difference between F and G? Of course not, but HELP is just following the convention of /local terminating the argument list... Changing it so that it can find refinements after /local would be no harm, though; however I don't think we should encourage people writing functions that way. ;-) Regards, Gabriele. -- Gabriele Santilli <[g--santilli--tiscalinet--it]> -- REBOL Programmer Amiga Group Italia sez. L'Aquila --- SOON: