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[REBOL] Re: Is there a REBOL construct similar to the "map" word as usedin Logo

From: gerardcote:sympatico:ca at: 30-Jun-2002 9:55

Joel wrote :
> Hi, Gerard, > > As you've seen, this topic has been kicked around quite a bit... ;-) > > You might be interested in > > > > as a general resource for hysterical (ermmm hisTORical) discussions, > or > > > > for another variation on the specific MAPLIST theme. >
I already began to scan this archive for the EDITOR keyword but I fail to do so for the MAPLIST and related ones. I sould have done and I will. Thanks to remember me that the past is still nowadays a real value to preserve and can be real boon to our present! :-)
> One of the reasons that some things we expect from other languages > do not appear to be in REBOL is that they're so easy to write for > yourself! >
You are right and I will try my teeth to some new stuff very soon but I was also interested in knowing directly WHO is currently listening to this ML and shows or has shown in the past some interest for this kind of advanced material and who was disposed to foster this one with newbies. I am also a very curious "animal"... Hope this didn't shock anybody to much. I will try to take other ways from now on and I will leave the ML for its real use ... Because like the young boy in the tale whose I forgot the name and repeatdly was calling for help when there was not any wolf in the forest ... I would not be a remnant when I will need real help. But I found this exchange very informative about the real nature of everyone who participated in. Thanks everyone for their contribution. I now return to study my REBOL fundamentals and look at some other advanced scripts before coming back.
> Yet another small variation is to accept an arbitrary series and > return a result of similar type (string versus block): >
> Due to differences in handling of arguments between Logo (and LISP) > versus REBOL, I'd make that a separate function: >
... Thanks Joel for all your suggestions. I really appreciate the way you (and many other contributors) are analyzing (from so many points of view) the not so simple situations I submitted for reflexion for finally gettin and exposing so thoroughly clean and well thought solutions. It's something I will try to take as a model for my own work from now on - even if I often did my best on some simpler tasks. May be I will need again the definitive advice of many such many great "thinkers" in a near future ;-) So stay ready ... I'll be glad to recontact you when needed! Regards, Gerard