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- Subject: Re: Speed comparison (now scoping)
- From: rw20@...
- Date: Fri, 4 Jun 1999 17:30:37 -0400 (EDT)
> Here's another possibility: if you created a getglobal and setglobal
> tag that worked on everything, you could implement something yourself.
> (Personally, I would just disable global assignment once all the functions
> are defined.)
> I'm not sure what the speed penalty would be for that. Obviously, since I
> don't assign to globals very often, a setglobal tag wouldn't slow things
> down much. getglobal might be too slow, though, since it would be used on
> all function calls. I could live with just a setglobal tag, though.
I could live with just the setallglobal tag too. It would be a great
addition to lua. getallglobal would be good if it didn't slow things