[REBOL] Re: Where are the dialects?
From: dvydra2:yaho:o at: 14-Jul-2001 11:01
At my last job I've used rebol to implement a
translator from a REBOL dialect to XML.
This can be useful for systems that take XML input,
but you want to to create scripts in a more
<create type='Customer' is='C1'>
<field name='address'>Somewhere in Jersey</field>
create Customer as C1
name = "AT&T"
address = "Somewhere in Jersey"
salesrep = [SalesRepresentative
with country = "US" and state = "NJ"]
--- Brett Handley <[brett--codeconscious--com]> wrote:
> One of the strengths of Rebol is the support for the
> creation of
> mini-languages, or more fundamentally the fact that
> a block is an
> unevaluated store of data that can be interpreted in
> different ways for
> different contexts.
> My frustration with myself is that I've not been
> able to capitalise on these
> qualities of the language as much as I should have
> (probably too much other
> coding experience constrains the mind). The thing is
> though, I haven't seen
> a lot of examples on the list either.
> Obviously those at RT are switched on to it (Vid,
> make-doc, Zork like game
> by Jeff).
> I'd be grateful if people could share any insights,
> applications, whatever on this topic. I need help to
> get my mind onto the
> possibilities of Rebol rather than *just* using it
> as a programming
> language. :)
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