[REBOL] How to transform a string into a word and get its associated value
From: gerardcote:sympatico:ca at: 21-Jun-2005 17:07
Since I got no cue about my recent parse submit, I will restructure my problem another
I have some word called 'name and its associated integer value 250.
>> name: 250
I can verify the value associated with the word 'name from the global system/words object.
>> print system/words/name
Now for the difficult part (at least to me). I get another word called 'info that contains
a reference to my former word 'name.
>> info: "name"
When I ask to display its value, the word name is correctly associated but it remains
a string and is in no way considered as a real
word called 'name.
>> print system/words/info
What I would get is a substitution of the string "name" for the real word 'name and then
the associated value could be accessed -
I feel there is some way to do it but I can't up to now say which it is ????
I tried some basic knowledge I have but the result is not the one I want.
>> print system/words/:info
** Script Error: Invalid path value: name
** Where: halt-view
** Near: print system/words/:info
May be I could join or append the 2 parts (system/words and info) in some way but I have
yet to get it done.