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- Subject: Re: 5.2 feature list?
- From: Javier Guerra <javier@...>
- Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2006 11:14:53 -0500
On Tuesday 03 October 2006 9:49 am, David Olofson wrote:
> I wasn't really aware of this issue at first (haven't designed all
> that many languages before), and of course, got it wrong in EEL
> (local by default), did some scripting, realized it was just plain
> stupid, switched to explicit declarations for everything, and never
> looked back.
i've read (and agree with) the long and theoretical explanations about why
local by default is the wrong choice; but could you share any short anecdote
that convinced you of this?
my point is that a short and simple example might be more convincing than
the 'real' reasons (and easier to repeat again and again each time this issue
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