[REBOL] Re: Is a "series" aka an "array"
From: dukeofperl:ml1 at: 3-Nov-2010 16:51
On Wed, 3 Nov 2010, tomc wrote:
> the question is ... broad ... array in different languages can mean
> different things and rebol has it's own array that is closer to
> arrays in some other languages
umm... Haven't got that far in the tutorial, to encounter REBOL arrays
> I think it is safe to say a series in rebol can 'cover' most of the
> roles of arrays in other languages. A block (which is a subset
> series) may be a bit closer to a general 1D array.
At first glance, a series as described in
looked an awful lot like a regular array in some languages, except
that the indexing in a REBOL series is not zero-based. It seems that
there are _a lot_ of built-in functions to "slice-n-dice" a series -
just like in Lisp, e.g.
I'm just trying to categorize a REBOL series into a slot that I'm