[REBOL] Re: One-Liners back in town!/Errr...
From: gerardcote:sympatico:ca at: 21-Nov-2002 9:01
> 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
> "more readable"
> "easier to maintain".
> Here's an example:
> It's widely used.
> Widely exploited.
> Hard to read.
> Beat it with a stick... :-)
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 ...