[REBOL] Re: Linguistic influences/SQL
From: tim::johnsons-web::com at: 11-May-2002 7:45
* Joel Neely <[joel--neely--fedex--com]> [020511 06:45]:
> Hi, all,
> The discussion stimulated by Tim's question on internal dots
> reminded me of a question (about REBOL and other things as
> well) that I've pondered over the years. Since this list has
> a very eclectic, erudite, international population, perhaps
> someone can shed some light for me.
I wrote only in C for many years, than transitioned to rebol,
then python and perl. What I'm finding is syntaxes of different languages
can inform each other. I now have a user-defined rebol functions
'split and 'chomp and I'm using more abstract data typing in
Lately I've been learning SQL for applying DocKimbel's mysql-protocol,
and it seems to me that SQL could inform rebol syntax.
SQL has a sort of natural-ness to it that 'flows' better than
As for 'isflatten, it occurs to me that I've been looking for
that word for some time now.
Tim Johnson <[tim--johnsons-web--com]>