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[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" <quote> 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) ..." </quote>
> > 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