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[REBOL] Re: Append lit-path

From: ingo::2b1::de at: 21-May-2002 9:00

Hi Ammon, Anton, Ammon Johnson wrote: <..>
> I have run into this problem sometimes and it has to do with the conversion > of a lit-path to other data-types. Try this at the console; > >>>to string! 'some/path/value >> > == "somepathvalue" > > To me that is *very* anoying! I personally think that it aught to leave the > slashes in there when converting to string, but that is just me. Anyone else?
Well, string conversion of paths is consistent with blocks:
>> to-string 'a/b/c
== "abc"
>> to-string [ a b c ]
== "abc"
>> any-block? 'a/b/c
== true To preserve slashes, use form:
>> form 'a/b/c
== "a/b/c"
>> append %a/ form 'b/c
== %a/b/c Kind regards, Ingo