[REBOL] Re: I need a better name (topology?)
From: joel:neely:fedex at: 19-Sep-2001 15:35
Tim Johnson wrote:
> I've written a rebol function that takes as arguments a series
> and a number (for columns) and remaps the original series to
> a row/column format:
> >> c: columnize "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz" 3
> == ["ajs" "bkt" "clu" "dmv" "enw" "fox" "gpy" "hqz" "ir"]
> >> repeat part c[print part]
> ; now this is pretty handy, but it needs a better name than
> ; 'columnize, ...
You're right; it's not topology! ;-)
Actually, I suggest staying with something like "make-columns"
because (although not fancy and academic sounding) it's very
clear what you're doing regardless of the reader's level of
[just my $0.02]
This sentence contradicts itself -- no actually it doesn't.
-- Doug Hofstadter