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[REBOL] Re: Slashdot REBOL mention

From: tim:johnsons-web at: 29-Oct-2001 10:09

I read Carl's interview there. He shows (as always) a wonderful vision. If he/RT follows up on that vision and make it real, he will make history. And I am not one for hyperbole.... On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 12:57:05PM -0700, Ammon Johnson wrote:
> <Disclaimer: I am not a big Perl fan, just someone with a little > experience.> > > From what I have seen of Perl, Perl DOES use dialecting, it just hasn't > been touted like dialecting in REBOL has. Perl is NOT READABLE, that seems > to be its biggest characteristic. > > Why would you do a dialect? What is the point? A dialect is really > just a library, with a little different format for accessing the functions. > The reason for changing the way you access them is to make it REABABLE, that > would go directly against all perl rules. ;-) If someone wanted to they > could create dialects, in perl, that would allow you to write programs, in > Perl, in a readable fashion. ;-0 > > Enjoy, my 2! > Ammon > > PS Just enjoy no pun intended. > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Ladislav Mecir" <[lmecir--mbox--vol--cz]> > To: <[rebol-list--rebol--com]> > Sent: Monday, October 29, 2001 10:22 AM > Subject: [REBOL] Re: Slashdot REBOL mention > > > Hi Rod, Mat, Rebols, > > > > > Sure are a lot of programmers willing to make judgements on > > > something they know nothing about. :-( > > > > I read Larry Wall's comments on Rebol again and the most funny stuff was > his > > claim, that Perl did use dialecting :-) > > > > -- > > To unsubscribe from this list, please send an email to > > [rebol-request--rebol--com] with "unsubscribe" in the > > subject, without the quotes. > > -- > To unsubscribe from this list, please send an email to > [rebol-request--rebol--com] with "unsubscribe" in the > subject, without the quotes.
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