Arrays: new and old keys, i

Trevor DeVore lists at mangomultimedia.com
Sat Sep 13 13:48:49 CDT 2008


On Sep 13, 2008, at 2:38 PM, Mark Wieder wrote:

> Saturday, September 13, 2008, 6:10:42 AM, you wrote:
>
>> Why force the developer to enforce an order after the fact? That is
>
> My point is rather that there's no need to impose an order on data
> that isn't ordered. Or at least not chronological order on xml data.

I guess we jut have to agree to disagree then :-) XML that represents  
data from a database is ordered and the order does in fact matter as  
it is usually the result of a sort of some kind. There are times when  
you would like to print things off as they appear in the XML tree.

> As I pointed out to David Bovill, I think you're talking about a queue
> or a stack here rather than just an array. I use both queues and
> stacks and I'd like to see them as primitive objects at some point.
>
> push "title 1" onto theDataA[]
> push "title 2" onto theDataA[]
> pop theDataA[] into tCurrentTitle

I'm actually referring to how I would like to see arrays behave in  
Revolution. They just aren't the types of arrays you are accustomed  
to. Like I said before, I really like how PHP arrays work and I am  
advocating something similar in the feature request (which David filed).

We just have different views on how an array should work in Revolution.

Regards,

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Trevor DeVore
Blue Mango Learning Systems
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