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[REBOL] Re: probe/dump-binary survey

From: maximo:meteorstudios at: 4-May-2004 11:59

> how about: > help probe ->> > "Prints a molded, unevaluated value and returns the same > value. similar: ? ?? > dump"
YESS A "RELATED:" or "SEE ALSO:" WOULD BE SOOOOO USEFULL IN ALL RT Function defs. AND A CLASSIFICATION ID TOO ... like in the ref-words doc where there the words are split up/sorted in different related domains. then you could do help/topic series and get a list of 30 words, all related to series...
> there is a convention to call such functions dump-*. that the > integrator is > called 'dump makes sense.
yess!!! my opinion too.
> > * You don't have to add extra docs in each one saying how they > > differ, you just doc the refinement that tells how it changes > > the behavior. > > > > that can be done with a naming-convention too. because "help > round-" would do > a "wildcard-search". In case of 'round i prefer refinements.
because all the different operations are related... me too
> Now instead of "send" i could not resist to press "hack", and here is: > > ;the code
[...] cool stuff :-) -MAx