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[REBOL] Re: Just two ways to the same place?

From: tim-johnsons::web::com at: 29-Aug-2007 9:25

On Wednesday 29 August 2007, Maxim Olivier-Adlhoch wrote:
> The most obvious reason one builds such contexts is to protect functions > and local data from spilling into the global context (and vice-versa). > since you have no need for the context itself, there is no need to store > any reference to it. You can sort of see this as a manual "scoping" of > variables (although its really static binding of word).
To expand on that, any data stored in an anonymous context can only be referenced and/or changed by a function within that context. This makes the data *truly* private! I think one can implement 'use in a similar fashion. I've seen examples on this ML - if memory serves me - but not implemented that approach myself. Tim