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- Subject: Re: local variables and scope
- From: Olivier Mascia <om-lists@...>
- Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 10:18:47 +0200
You can read about the great "Globals-Locals by default" war anywhere
between these two threads:
4 Aug 2005
14 Nov 1997
Thank you. I will have to download the archives. Will prove undoubtly
Hundreds of good programmers have been killed in the conflict.
In the end, the "Globals" tribe won. Let's not start another one...
Absolutely not my intention to start any conflict on this subject or any
other. I'm just learning and wanted to find material exposing the
motivations behind the globals choice. It just helps me better
understand and appreciate the way the language is structured. I have no
intent to suggest a change or even a discussion, of course. :)
I'll now read the above threads.