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[REBOL] Re: percent! - new datatype request

From: greggirwin:mindspring at: 10-Jun-2002 10:30

Joel and Gabriele, << JN> - providing a means for extending the syntax within dialects so JN> that new forms could be added at the mezzanine level, or MAKE DATATYPE! would be really cool. :) (Together with MAKE NATIVE! ;)
That could be really cool, but don't datatypes have to fit into REBOL's lexicon? The risk, of course, being that RT might have a very hard time adding extensions themselves unless we had a specific namespace where user datatypes lived. That pretty much bring us back to dialects, doesn't it? --Gregg