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[REBOL] Re: teaching rebol

From: gerardcote:sympatico:ca at: 3-Apr-2003 21:01

Hi Ingo,
> Hi Gerard, and all interested, > > as coincidences go, I just had the idea to write something up in the > style of the "little Schemer", so here it is "The Little Reboler". > > Tell me what you think about it so far (I know, it's only 4 and a bit > pages, but anyway ...)
This remembers me the Little Lisper I bought back in the 70s. A nice form of learning based on questions and answers - like an interview. I looked at your work from the ref. posted on the RIT Vanilla web site by Graham. I didn't review it all but I can do it for you and the REBOL community in the next few days for letting you get some feedback about it. Nice work, Ingo Keep up the good work, -- Gerard P.S. Personnally this learning style didn't do very well for me in the past with Lisp learning. Since at this time I had no access to any Lisp system I couldn't figure out very well all what Lisp 1.5 had to offer to me and at the time I found this language had some parts that were hard to understand when compared with FORTRAN which I learned before during my college years. Even APL that I also touched later was hard to live with at first with its own cryptic greek screen and keyboard symbols and then I didn't recognize much resemblance for the 2 beasts. Now it could be different but now is another time too... and some 30 years later ...