[REBOL] Re: Rebol interpreter bug with comparison of dates
From: jan:skibinski:sympatico:ca at: 3-Dec-2002 18:51
The problem seems to be much broader:
>> 2 < 'foo
** Script Error: Expected one of: integer! - not: word!
But at least in this case the error message makes some sense.
Personally, I don't mind such a behaviour, which disallows
comparison of apples to oranges. But I think the definition
of (<) is too broad: it should be more specific - narrowed
down to the orderable things, such as numbers, dates,
but not points, etc. However, since the arguments of this
operator are untyped, the "help <" suggests that one can
compare anything to anything - and hence those unpleasent