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[REBOL] Re: Sameness - a pragmatic approach.

From: rotenca:telvia:it at: 12-Feb-2003 16:38

Hi all
> The trouble is, that although both BLOCK and NEW-BLOCK look and feel the > same, they contain different 'aaa words: the former 'aaa has its own > "storage", while the second one hasn't, because it uses the storage of 'a. > The implementation can be changed, but at the expense of an interpreter > slow-down and a "retroactivity", which would change the behaviour of BLOCK.
I think that an alias word cannot be un-aliased because it is not added to the global context. If the link with the original aliased word is broken the alias word will become an unloaded / unbound word (and this kind of words make crash Rebol in some situations). --- Ciao Romano