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[REBOL] Re: ROUND function (like TRUNC, FLOOR, etc...)

From: lmecir:mbox:vol:cz at: 20-Feb-2002 17:37

Hi Brett, good night to you. My POV is as follows: <<Joel>> object has a context, ... <</Joel>> I think, that we can safely say: an object *is* a context. (which is the POV presented by RT too) <<Brett>> ...IIRC Rebol tech. has not used the word "context" in any official way except for this shortcut function... <</Brett>> I disagree, have a look at the Bind function. That function (at least for me) officially defines the meaning of the word "context" in Rebol. <<Brett>> ...Such discussion reasonably uses terms from computing science... <</Brett>> As far as I am concerned, I am only trying to use the word "context" in the sense represented by the Bind function, not trying to use any Computer Science meaning. I would guess, that the Rebol meaning differs slightly from the usual CS meaning. In this sense it may look unlucky to have one word meaning a (Bind sense) context as well as a function making objects. It would be perhaps more logical to call the function Make-context or some such (?).
> Communicate not so that you CAN be understood, but so > that you MUST be understood.
Am I approaching that state in this case? Cheers Ladislav