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- Subject: Re: Say No to global-by-default
- From: Sean Conner <sean@...>
- Date: Wed, 4 Jul 2018 03:29:36 -0400
It was thus said that the Great Pierre-Yves Gérardy once stated:
> On Wed, Jul 4, 2018 at 7:26 AM, Egor Skriptunoff
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > "$" is not a part of an identifier.
> > "$" is a lexem (for example, there could be a space between "$" and global
> > variable name).
> > "$" is absolutely the same as "_ENV." but is more comfortable to use.
> Making global access explicit but light is actually a good idea IMO.
> The specific use of `$` is reminiscent of Perl and PHP though. `@` is
> also available and I'd expect it to be less controversial.
Nope. If I want to program in Perl (or Ruby for that matter), I know
where to find it.