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Re: [Bug-apl] Possible improvement to ]BOXING

From: Elias Mårtenson
Subject: Re: [Bug-apl] Possible improvement to ]BOXING
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2014 16:05:52 +0800

You are right of course. Thanks. :-)


On 5 March 2014 02:00, Juergen Sauermann <address@hidden> wrote:
Hi Elias,

I believe it would be more confusing if ⎕CR is sometimes computed and sometimes not.

The example below might be easy to detect but what about cases like Z←8 ⎕CR xxx ◊ Z or
some ⎕CR returned by a function?

/// Jürgen

On 03/04/2014 05:35 AM, Elias Mårtenson wrote:
I love ]BOXING and I'm using it all the time now. It's particularly useful when you're a beginner like myself.

Would it be possible to prevent the application of the default ]BOXING value when explicitly using ⎕CR? Consider this interaction?

      ]BOXING 8
      'foo' 'bar'
│┌→──┐ ┌→──┐│
││foo│ │bar││
│└───┘ └───┘│
      8⎕CR 'foo' 'bar'
││┌→──┐ ┌→──┐││
│││foo│ │bar│││
││└───┘ └───┘││

Oops... The last one applies 8⎕CR on output that has already been boxed. That can be a bit confusing.


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