Strawpoll: better name for PARSE-WORD (was: RfD: PARSE-WORD)

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Strawpoll: better name for PARSE-WORD (was: RfD: PARSE-WORD)

Postby anton » Thu, 07 Apr 2005 02:37:27 GMT

 XXXX@XXXXX.COM  (Anton Ertl) writes:

The following suggestions have been made:

NextWord (conflict: exists with different meaning in Win32Forth)
TOKEN
NAME (existing practice: exists with this meaning in Gforth)

Please let me know which of these names you prefer, or if you think
that with a name change we no longer have sufficient existing practice
to standardize this.

- anton
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Re: Strawpoll: better name for PARSE-WORD (was: RfD: PARSE-WORD)

Postby Alex McDonald » Thu, 07 Apr 2005 04:05:59 GMT


as
on
practice

For: TOKEN

-- 
Regards
Alex McDonald


Re: Strawpoll: better name for PARSE-WORD (was: RfD: PARSE-WORD)

Postby Andreas Kochenburger » Thu, 07 Apr 2005 15:40:51 GMT

On Tue, 05 Apr 2005 17:37:27 GMT,  XXXX@XXXXX.COM 



PARSE-WORD.

IMO one should not occupy short names with a broad spectrum of
meanings by the system or compiler.

Leave them free for application programs.


Cheers, Andreas

 http://www.**--****.com/ 

Re: Strawpoll: better name for PARSE-WORD (was: RfD: PARSE-WORD)

Postby Charles Melice » Sun, 10 Apr 2005 00:27:43 GMT

"Anton Ertl" < XXXX@XXXXX.COM > a rit dans le message 



I accept PARSE-WORD.

I propose also WORDEX, wich may confirm the effective implementation
of WORD:

: WORD ( char -- c-addr)
    dup bl = IF drop wordex ELSE word THEN ;

Charles Melice




Re: Strawpoll: better name for PARSE-WORD (was: RfD: PARSE-WORD)

Postby Charles Melice » Sun, 10 Apr 2005 03:56:08 GMT



4256a2fc$0$320$ XXXX@XXXXX.COM ...


oops - parse-word returns two values - not the same.






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