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[REBOL] Re: order of evaluating expressions..

From: rotenca::telvia::it at: 24-Dec-2004 1:09

Bernie Schneider wrote:
>Hi, > >Back around 1967 or so, when I was just learning to program in >Fortran II, I made the decision that I would never try to >memorize precedence rules for expression evaluation. I just used >parentheses to get the precedence I intended in Fortran, Perl, >Rexx, VB, etc., and I've been doing it all along. Never had a >problem with errors due to precedence rules. > >So I don't have any problem with Rebol's unusual precedence >rules. I just look at it as being forced by Rebol to continue >doing what I've been doing for the last 35+ years or so anyway. >:-) > >I think it's a pretty good programming practice, and it works >well for me. >
The problem is that parens slow down Rebol. -- Ciao Romano Paolo Tenca