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[REBOL] Re: REBOL Enhancement Proposals (REPs)

From: ammoncooke:yaho:o at: 26-Sep-2001 9:19

----- Original Message ----- From: "Joel Neely" <[joel--neely--fedex--com]> To: <[rebol-list--rebol--com]> Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2001 5:04 PM Subject: [REBOL] Re: REBOL Enhancement Proposals (REPs)
<Snip> > > > > Just for clarification... > > > > Could you explain why you would prefer the above SET expression > > to the following? > > > > a/b/c: 1 d/e: 2 > > > > I'm not necessarily disagreeing, but interested in your rationale. > > I tend to use objects in a more "encapsulated" fashion, in which > the methods of the function are responsible for modifying the > attributes of the object, in constrast to a "c-struct" fashion, > in which other code is free to go in and manipulate the content > of the object. > > Just a question of style, but I'm interested in your views. >
The quick reason that I can see is this: z: [1 2] y: [a/b/c d/e] set y z I can see that type of a situation happening. Enjoy!! Ammon