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[REBOL] Re: One-Liners back in town!/Errr...

From: gerardcote:sympatico:ca at: 21-Nov-2002 9:01

Hi everybody, Tim wrote:
> Hey Guys: I hate to be the Grinch that stole XMas, > but I don't consider this to be an attractive idea.
> Here's an alternative: > Find something in "public domain" that is somewhat widely > known. Challenge yourself as a team to "clone it in rebol" > and make it > > "better" > "more readable" > "easier to maintain". > > Here's an example: > > It's widely used. > Widely exploited. > Hard to read. > > Beat it with a stick... :-) > -tim-
I agree completely with you Tim as this could be a lot more useful in the long run. But nevertheless, I would like some kind of this power revealed to me - like when I discovered the famous "awk" one-liners that are so useful by themselves. I don't think we have to create unreadable monsters but nice and eye charming "elves" that fly ... Cheers, Gerard