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[REBOL] Re: Binding problem with 'do

From: lmecir::mbox::vol::cz at: 1-Aug-2005 12:05

I think, that it is necessary to articulate the "rule of thumb" regarding string execution: *Do not transform Rebol code to string, if you are going to evaluate it*. Let's have a look at the original code: code: load rejoin["append output do-" type " name layout"] ?? code ;; see code "dump" below do code So, what is wrong about it? The wrong part is, that there is a transformation of legal Rebol code [append output do-type name layout] to string and back again, while the only thing that had to be transformed was the do-type part and it had to be transformed *from* string, i.e. in the opposite direction. Is that understandable enough for less experienced readers? -L