Mailing List Archive: 49091 messages
  • Home
  • Script library
  • AltME Archive
  • Mailing list
  • Articles Index
  • Site search

[REBOL] Re: About Attempt

From: nitsch-lists:netcologne at: 26-Dec-2002 23:37

pat665 wrote:
>Hi List, > >>From the syntax shown with "HELP ATTEMPT" it seems possible to use the function like this: > >attempt a > >However when 'a is not defined an error is rised. > >>>attempt a >>> >** Script Error: a has no value >** Where: do-boot >** Near: attempt a > >obviously the right syntax is more like > >attempt [a] >or >attempt [1 / 0] > >Do you think it's worth sending this to RT feedback? >
No, that is normal behavior. rebol evaluates from left to right, first the arguments, then the function. so first it evaluates 'a, then 'attempt . 'a has no value, so 'bang . 'attempt is never called.
>Patrick >