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[REBOL] Re: link to background on Rebol language design?

From: maximo:meteorstudios at: 22-Aug-2003 10:08

> -----Original Message----- > From: Robert M. Muench [mailto:[robert--muench--robertmuench--de]] > Sent: Friday, August 22, 2003 2:47 AM > To: [rebol-list--rebol--com] > Subject: [REBOL] Re: link to background on Rebol language design? > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: [rebol-bounce--rebol--com] [mailto:[rebol-bounce--rebol--com]] > > On Behalf Of Brett Handley > > Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2003 2:47 AM > > To: [rebol-list--rebol--com] > > Subject: [REBOL] Re: link to background on Rebol language design? > > > One interesting mental model I occassionally use is to > > visualise a matrix, with REBOL words as row labels and > > different contexts being columns (mostly anonymous). > > Hi, this leads me to a question: Is it possible to list all contexts a > word! is defined in? I know that there are a lot of anonymous > contexts,
I do not think its possible, since each word stores its context locally... we'd have to get a pointer to all contexts in ram. since the GC actually does check if a context is being used, there might be a way to get a list of all of them, but I am not sure if its accessible from the code's POV.