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[REBOL] rebol weak points (i think) Re:(6)

From: carl:rebol at: 10-Sep-2000 18:34

So, why don't you guys just use the 'compile function? fast-sort: compile function [data [block!] return: [block!]] [a [integer!]] [...] print type? :fast-sort native! <grin> Turns out, you *can* write a compiler for REBOL. However, to do so you need to make "promises" about a function. You, the programmer, certify that the contents of the function is indeed compilable (by not using very late bound tricks). The benefit of the above is that you can use the rest of the REBOL environment for meta stuff... like preprocessing what you will compile. -Carl At 9/10/00 05:57 PM -0700, you wrote: