Development


Naming Suggestions on naming new functions, and guidance on choosing names. Debugger It's best to walk before you run! Foreign inspiration Take inspiration from other languages to create the same functionality in rebol. Datatypes The datatypes category is for the discussion of the specific properties of datatypes themselves. Sample topics might include: Ports To discuss the port model and also the implementation of ports with respect to networking. Modules Module Development Focus Build System Discuss rebol-make and other build systems. GitHub List/discuss the common commands that are used when working at a simple level with git and the sources. Internals Internals of the Rebol language Emscripten Emscripten builds of Ren-C Language Bridging Interfacing Rebol with other languages discussed here.
Topic Replies Activity
About the Development category 1 May 18, 2017
The Thought that Won't Go Away: @ acting as LIT-WORD! acts? 10 July 10, 2020
The TYPESET! representation problem 1 July 9, 2020
Pure and Refined: Simplifying Refinements to One or Zero Args 8 July 8, 2020
Switching to Stackless: Why this, Why now? 6 July 7, 2020
EVAL + EVALUATE and REEVAL + REEVALUATE 3 July 7, 2020
Death to BAR! (Long Live Expression Barriers!) 1 January 27, 2019
Discussion of blanks and void handling 1 May 24, 2017
VOID! (and the end of "blankification") 1 June 22, 2018
The Coming of User-Defined Types 1 September 15, 2018
ANY-WORD! and ANY-STRING!: The Limits of Unification 1 March 22, 2019
NULL, BLANK!, VOID!: History Under Scrutiny 10 July 2, 2020
When has Stopping VOID! (or old "UNSET!") Assignments Helped You? 4 June 30, 2020
PARSE on PORT! and avoiding generic behavior w.r.t. ANY-SERIES! 12 June 18, 2020
GET-BLOCK!, GET, and REDUCE 5 June 6, 2020
Red's Design Issues Wiki 2 June 6, 2020
Module Startup and Shutdown (Constructors, Destructors?) 3 May 23, 2020
Ownership of GitHub by Microsoft - risk assessment 6 April 26, 2020
"back, back, next, next..." on returning to the original spot 7 April 15, 2020
Forward to Multiple Return Values! (and return value forwarding?) 4 April 10, 2020
Should TRAP and CATCH return null if no fails/throws? 6 April 9, 2020
BLANK!-in, NULL-out, more universal (on mutating operations...)? 1 April 9, 2020
Planning Ahead for BigNum INTEGER! 6 March 25, 2020
Initial Rust Binding Experiment by Shixin 1 March 18, 2020
A Separate and Simpler C89 Build 1 March 5, 2020
Partial Specialization Syntax in a NULL-refinement world 3 March 5, 2020
Are nulls the best representation for unused refinements? 10 February 6, 2020
Multiple Return Values 5 February 1, 2020
Permissive Group Invisibility 2 January 17, 2020
Brave SWITCH new .WORLD [?] - Skippable Predicates 6 January 17, 2020