[REBOL] Re: REBOL "issues"
From: dukeofperl:ml1 at: 6-Nov-2010 11:55
On Sat, 6 Nov 2010, Gregg Irwin wrote:
> Hi Duke,
> DN> So _exactly_ what is the significance of _#_?
> It's simple a lexical element in the REBOL grammar. Imagine the parser
> going along, breaking a string of characters up and identifying the
> types and values. When it comes to a space, the next character guides
> it. Is it a digit? Then we need to go further and see if it's a
> decimal or an integer. If we see a dollar sign, it's a money! value.
> If we see a # followed by an alphanum, it's an issue. If it's a #
> followed by a quote, bracket, or curly brace, it's a char, serialized
> value, or binary, etc.
I see the rationale! Thanks...