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[REBOL] Re: findany

From: greggirwin:mindspring at: 24-Dec-2001 10:44

Hi Louis, << And I like the idea of returning the position in the string instead of just true. >> Often times, if you're writing a routine that has a name similar to a built-in function, or is intended to extend the functionality of a built-in somehow, it's a good idea to model your behavior on the original (even if you don't agree with its design :). It makes it much easier for people, including yourself, to use your routine. If you want different behavior, choose a distinct name. In your current example, you might use a word like 'contains? or 'contains-any? which naturally return a yes/no (boolean) answer. --Gregg