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[REBOL] Re: Nested blocks - retrieving and setting with variables

From: lmecir::mbox::vol::cz at: 28-Sep-2004 13:53

Charles napsal(a):
>> <>min min mtx/(si)/(ti + 1) + 1 mtx/(si + 1)/(ti) + 1 mtx/(si)/(ti) + >> cost >>
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>> <> I think that would be incredible... >
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>> <>Hah, course, there's >> another language, a game language, I've toyed with which allows >> access such >> as: >> array[1..$] >> array[3..$-5] >> >> etc, where '$' represents the end of the array, and '..' is, in case you >> haven't guessed, "all values between the specified values, >> inclusive". So >> [1..$] with an array that contains 10 values would be all values from >> array[1] to array[10]. This is most useful for working backwards or >> selecting portions of an array (data = source[4..$]; tag >> source[$-3..$]; >> and so forth). That spoiled me quickly. >
this is a different cause. Maxim wanted to have such a syntax too, but a Rebol dialect: copy-array [-3 - tail head - 2] looks better to me. In case you need it there is a lot of people able to write such a dialect including myself. Rebol ask for more. -L