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[REBOL] Re: A comment to Carl's blog

From: chalz:earthlink at: 20-Oct-2004 22:14

Personally, I am extremely pleased with these alterations to path forms. (FYI, it's actually ). On the point of: data/:n: 150 It would appear to me that the way this works would be more like: n: 4 poke data n 150 As for the statement:
>> Couldn't it just as well mean: >> n: 150 >> pick data n
I don't see that being the case. To me, it wouldn't make sense to operate that way, even. Just as data/:n returns the value of 'data at 'n, this new format is assigning the value to 'n in 'data. I mean, I see the way you're talking, but combining symbols like paths and colons in REBOL has always been handled completely differently; data/:n: 150 means poke data n 150, because they didn't want it to mean pick data (n: 150). *shrugs* And oh, it shouldn't work yet. It's coming in version 2.5.55. Current version for download is 2.5.6 according to the site. Patience. :)