[REBOL] Re: Context - code included- 2nd version
From: lmecir:mbox:vol:cz at: 11-Sep-2001 3:58
> > I am trying to comply with the official documentation if possible:
> > special: first to block! "a"
> > set special 1
> > ** Script Error: a is not defined in this context
> > ** Where: halt-view
> > ** Near: set special 1
> > This is how I can interpret it:
> > 1) the word 'a stored in 'special is "in a context"
> > 2) it is "in a context" where it "isn't defined"
> > 3) I call that context the Special Context
> That is not necessary. Don't invent something if you don't have
> to :). Occam's Razor...
> You just misunderstood the error message. The "is not defined" refers
> to the word not existing (in this context),
I am not able to accept the notion of This Context, as you present it, I am
sorry. The notion of This Context is totally contradictory to the behaviour
of Rebol I am observing.
> A word
> is either unbound
> or it is bound into a context.
Well, I am not scared to hear sir William's name. I think, that the
difference between our POV's is exactly the same as the difference between
an ancient Roman and an Arab arguing whether the Zero is a number. I know
who won and why. 8^)