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[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... -- Duke