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[REBOL] Re: using type? with switch

From: tim:johnsons-web at: 1-Oct-2001 14:53

On Mon, Oct 01, 2001 at 03:44:47PM -0600, Gregg Irwin wrote:
> Is is possible to use the result of type? with switch? I.e. if I want to use > switch to dispatch based on different data types, it seems I have to use > to-string on the result of type? for use with switch. Is that the case or am > I missing something?
; Here is an example of an approach that I use switch/default form type? filename[ "string"[ either (system/words/find filename "ftp://") = filename[ filename: to-url filename ][filename: to-file filename] ] "file"[] "url"[] ; code blocks to be added as needed ][toss["filename in update must be string, url, or file type"]] ; 'toss is user-defined error handler
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-- Tim Johnson <[tim--johnsons-web--com]>