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[REBOL] Re: 'ML Article

From: tim:johnsons-web at: 13-Oct-2002 9:46

* Brett Handley <[brett--codeconscious--com]> [021012 20:51]:
> > In my opinion 'ML should be part of a rebol standard library, > > and documentation, examples and articles should be attached > > to each component of such a standard library. > > I think the ML is very valuable. Though it could use some reviews before it > became part of a rebol standard library. > For example, I think that it can be more flexible by not requiring a > compose. I suspect there are other additions which could give it more "bang > for buck" too. I think VID is a good reference for the purpose of judging > power and flexibility for effort. All that said I think the ML type > structures have a good use for expressing a special type of tree and could > be used for more than just markup - and at some stage should have a home in > a standard library.
My concept of a standard library would entail such reviews as you mention above.... It would make for a better product. BTW: 'compose is not always needed - In fact I've never needed it in the coding that I have done with it.
> > I've also written an article about DocKimbel's MySQL protocol, > > [less illustrative and more chatty, admittedly]. > > You can read it at > > > > > > > > I love the analogy with the boat and radar. Very amusing :^)
And true.
> Sidenote: there's a broken link to "what is mysql" .
The webzine is better conceived than executed, there are many broken links... and editorial digression is left to the writer(s) <!!>
> > Both these guys deserve all the attention they can get. They've > > made life easier for me. > > Most definitely :^) > > Regards, > Brett. > > -- > To unsubscribe from this list, please send an email to > [rebol-request--rebol--com] with "unsubscribe" in the > subject, without the quotes.
-- Tim Johnson <[tim--johnsons-web--com]>