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[REBOL] Re: Is Rebol code smaler?

From: ammon:rcslv at: 18-Nov-2002 9:35

<snip> > > > > The days of one-lines is long gone :-) But i take it with me when im > > programming! Make it small fast and compact (assembly freakoff:-) > > There should be a rebol compiler or a system to translate rebol > code into an Ansi C "dialect", which could then be compiled.
</snip> This has come up several times and the reason there is no compiler is because of the dynamic nature of the language. RT is working on a compile function, but it will only really work with heavy number crunching. Anything else done in the language is too dynamic to be compiled. ;-) Enjoy!! Ammon