[REBOL] Re: Core 2.6 - Last minute requests - take your chance!
From: tomc:darkwing:uoregon at: 6-Apr-2002 14:56
On Sat, 6 Apr 2002, Holger Kruse wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 06, 2002 at 11:48:10AM -0800, Tom Conlin wrote:
> > 1) system calls (all the other kids have them)
> View/Pro and Command have them.
Yes I know
view/pro relies on X11 and I am not
Command ... I'm saving my pennies, almost there.
However, I saw that in the ios/Developer
Vote on Priorities
under "Improved Command functionality"
Carl has at least considered moving shell access into "free versions"
side note: - possible rethinking of moving /Shell and
/library components into free Rebol versions (it could be still locked by
secure key requirement), but could be free (at least shell) ..."
> > 2) sort/stable
> sort already is stable. The only situation in which it may appear unstable
> is if you use your own comparison function and return false/true from it.
> You need to return integers (<0, =0, >0) instead, for stable sorting, or
> don't use a comparison function at all.
great, thanks for the tip, I tried it once and the sort was not stable
I was definatly using /compare do not recall what I was returning
most likely obja/fld <= objb/fld which returns a logic!
> > 3) non pdf docs
> AFAIR docs are also available in html format.
it does get hard to recall