[REBOL] Re: Perl is to stupid to understand this 1 liner.
From: g:santilli:tiscalinet:it at: 16-Dec-2001 14:42
On 15-Dic-01, you wrote:
JN> Perl bigo^H^H^H^Hfan whose knee-jerk reaction was that since
JN> regular expressions are more compact than PARSE rules, REBOL
JN> must be stupid. (Those weren't the exact words, but the
Personally I think we should never stress "compactness" about REBOL
(except perhaps for the interpreter itself), but "simplicity".
Also, maybe if someone writes a regexp parser we can show to all
those perl fans that we can do that too. ;-))
(Then maybe someone of them could write a PARSE-like function for
perl, so that we'll get the extra benefit of making perl a bit
better --- even if that will probably mean +5MB in the
(Ok, ok, couldn't resist a bit of irony, please forgive me... :)
Gabriele Santilli <[giesse--writeme--com]> - Amigan - REBOL programmer
Amiga Group Italia sez. L'Aquila -- http://www.amyresource.it/AGI/