[REBOL] Re: pbs with view
From: ingo:2b1 at: 28-Nov-2002 21:48
Gregg Irwin wrote:
> Hi Ingo,
> IH> On view system/words is a hell of a beast, let's say it this way, it is
> IH> BIG, like, really _BIG_. It's because all the View elements are dumped
> IH> into system/words, and if you do a probe on it, the big object is walked
> IH> through, creating a really long string on the way, which is then
> IH> printed. I have heard of computers on which it took nearly an hour, and
> IH> some others never returned, IIRC.
> Aren't there circular references that contribute to the issue as well?
Now that you mention it, yes, that's why it really didn't work on older