[REBOL] Re: Project introduction ... Re: Re: RFC: Rebol Framework
From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 10-Oct-2002 10:09
Andrew Martin wrote:
>>I meant something bit different - not real rebol objects, but e.g. earlier
>mentined accommodation class. System admin (not necessarily rebol
>programmer) can say to himself one day - hey, this hotel has cinema inside.
>Where should I put that? So he goes to "object" repository, selects hotel
>class, and adds/describes "attribute" (field) of 'cinema-inside? type e.g.
>That was what I meant by ability to extend "object" during the system
>life-time ...Of course there can be consequences to it, like such field not
>existing in former records - so ti may cause some difficulcy to query engine
>I want and need users to be add or remove fields. A fixed system won't be
>better than what we've got all ready.
Of course - but I have to yet see (and understand), what advantages it
can offer, and mainly - how such advatage can be used for the good ...
>Unfortunately, one has to then hunt for the other instances of the object in
>the net and delete them. It's far more simple and quicker to just clear the
>block! (if necessary) then add in fields (Name Value pairs) as required.
>Sure, if you're just storing a tree of objects your system will work, but
>not if one has network of values.
what do you mean by "network of values"?