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[REBOL] Re: let's re-visit math oper. in a var.

From: tim-johnsons:web at: 3-Apr-2009 12:04

On Friday 03 April 2009, wrote:
> Thanks for your input! as well as everybody on the list. > I think that I'm going to leave REBOL alone for awhile, until > I cool off. have a good one....
When I started to learn rebol, I had been working for 11 years almost exclusively with C/C++ and a little assembler coding. I was told more than once - on this list - to stop "thinking in C". It was good advice. I was more fortunate than you in that I started with a simpler topic: loop iteration and FTP - and FTP in rebol is ridiculously simple. You have actually begun with the most difficult (and powerful) feature of rebol - symbolic evaluation. I've noted that the rebol community doesn't often refer to rebol as having "symbolic programming" features - such as lisp,, but I would bet that someone coming from lisp would make that note. When you get back to rebol - and I hope that will be soon - you might find that conceptual seeds have been planted and that they might now be sprouting. Good luck tim