[REBOL] Re: for bug?
From: g:santilli:tiscalinet:it at: 19-Jun-2002 12:34
On Wednesday, June 19, 2002, 5:49:56 AM, you wrote:
JN> 1) Integer ranges wider than the maximum integral value break
JN> the computation of iteration count; with the existing FOR:
LOOP only accepts integers... OTOH we could nest two LOOPs to have
64bit wide integer ranges. :)
JN> 2) There's a bit more work needed in loop unrolling to prevent
JN> edge-of-domain failure:
Maybe we could add just some error handling...
JN> 3) The "bit more work" to address tuple! values would have to
JN> deal with calculating the "width" of a range of tuple values,
JN> and the peculiar behavior of tuple arithmetic (perhaps to
JN> correct it, at least for the purpose of NEWFOR!)
I'll leave that to the reader as a useful exercise. ;-)
JN> Thanks for the amazingly quick post!
It was easy to do... :)
Gabriele Santilli <[g--santilli--tiscalinet--it]> -- REBOL Programmer
Amigan -- AGI L'Aquila -- REB: http://web.tiscali.it/rebol/index.r