[REBOL] Re: [AWK GREP] AWK and GREP funcs, arg order
From: gregg::pointillistic::com at: 19-May-2007 14:26
AR> (Actually, we should put everything into an associative
AR> database, then the above problems do not exist.)
We can do anything we want, if we don't care about keeping it close to
the tools they're modeled on; maybe we shouldn't worry about that.
One advantage to the fixed-position/func-arg model is that it's easy
to write doc strings for and consistent.
Another consideration, maybe one that drove the design of many
*nix utils, is how the data will be used in a pipe-and-filter