[REBOL] Re: Don't understand "try" and "disarm"
From: gabriele::colellachiara::com at: 15-Mar-2006 22:28
On Wednesday, March 15, 2006, 9:05:05 PM, you wrote:
JM> Simple enough. Only it isn't obvious that this is wrong. 'white and 'black
JM> aren't ever evaluated, so there is no need for the quote. But, written
JM> without the quote it looks like I might be comparing against the RGB tuple.
JM> Keywords eliminate this ambiguity, because evaluated or not, they are always
JM> the same.
I see your point, although the reason REBOL does not have this is
that basically nothing is evaluated unless specifically noted
otherwise. I can understand the confusion this can create though.
I wonder if it would be useful to have a keyword! datatype in
REBOL; I must say that in so many years I never felt the need for
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