[REBOL] Re: Enhancement Request - Range! datatype Re:(3)
From: g:santilli:tiscalinet:it at: 21-Aug-2000 19:14
On 20-Ago-00, you wrote:
d>> The dash is what is used in human languages, so I agree
d>> Andrew here. What's the problem with it?
d> It would seem
d> that trying to distinguish between a range literal and a word
d> (which can have dash characters), or an issue literal which
d> uses dashes presents a problem for both people and REBOL.
Words and issues can have "x"s too, but REBOL is able to
understand that 100x100 is a pair!. I think that Andrew's examples
wouldn't create problems for the parser, which already seems to be
able to do some magic.
Anyway, ".." is a reasonable separator too, so we can leave the
choice to Carl.
Gabriele Santilli <[giesse--writeme--com]> - Amigan - REBOL programmer
Amiga Group Italia sez. L'Aquila -- http://www.amyresource.it/AGI/