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[REBOL] Re: REBOL "issues"

From: izkata:g:mail at: 6-Nov-2010 19:31

On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 7:17 PM, Sunanda Dh <dhsunanda-gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > So an "issue" is also a "series" which in turn is also what? etc > > etc. How far up does it goes? I can see why a parser may need this, > > but programmers? >
Path notation (array-type access) works in some way on all series! types, math works on all number! types, an so on. It helps handle crossover. I say "in some way" on all series! types because the file! type handles it specially, creating a directory path instead of accessing the series in an array-like way, and binary! doesn't seem to allow setting, just getting.
> Let me get my feet a little wetter with REBOL before > > I make the mistake of voicing an _uninformed opinion. :) > > > > There is a slightly out-of-date datatype hierarchy here: > http://www.mail-archive.com/list-rebol.com/msg02743.html > > It looks like a fun execise to produce a complete hierarchy by finding all > datatypes and checking which contain the others. Easy to do in an R3 > script. > Probably doable in an R2 script. Have fun trying. > > Sunanda. >
I can vaguely remember someone did do an R2 one years ago. It generated a table, and saved it as an image, where <X column datatype> is a subset of <Y column datatype>, or something like that. -- <*>