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[REBOL] Re: Block Creation Re:

From: carl:cybercraft at: 21-Oct-2000 11:48

On 20-Oct-00, Joel Neely wrote:
> Hello, Carl and list, > Every time I try to verbalize what happens in cases such as: > rebol [] > for test1 1 5 1 [ > block1: [] > insert block1 "text1" > ] > I become very frustrated with myself. I end up with remarks that are > far more complex than my mental concept of what's happening. I take > that to mean that either I can't handle powerful languages (such as > American English or REBOL ;-) very well, OR that I'm going about the > explanation the wrong way. > Obviously, I'd prefer the second of these! Therefore, please let me > know what you think of the following stepwise description of how > REBOL handles literal series values in contexts such as the above.
[snip 15-point explaination of series.] That's excellent Joel! I've filed it for future reference. Short examples that demonstrate just the one thing can be very helpful. Perhaps you should write a book too? (: Carl Read.