[REBOL] Re: order of evaluating expressions..
From: rotenca::telvia::it at: 24-Dec-2004 1:09
Bernie Schneider wrote:
>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.
Romano Paolo Tenca