[REBOL] Re: Obscure? You be the judge!
From: cyphre:seznam:cz at: 14-May-2002 17:22
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From: "Volker Nitsch" <[nitsch-lists--netcologne--de]>
Sent: Tuesday, May 14, 2002 11:52 AM
Subject: [REBOL] Re: Obscure? You be the judge!
when you 'make an 'object!, all strings, blocks and functions are copied.
that allows for example in 'layout :
box with[append init[my-inits]]
without destroying the original in box.
also blocks, like functions, are rebound.
so [make child-proto ] gives a copy of 'dataref, not the original.
but objects are not copied,
so the 'face/feel are all the same after [make face].
That's why lot of people are asking RT for adding something like 'clone or
Or should it be a default Rebol's behaviour when working with objects?