global variables ?

Emile van Sebille emile at
Mon Nov 3 06:00:06 CET 2003

Ulrich Petri:
> Well - no. It's not.
> Globals are bad, ugly, ...

Well, not in and of themselves.  They're used in about 200 places in the
standard distribution, and there's talk (although no plans) of extending the
syntax further to allow designation of an encompassing (or possible other)
namespace, as in:

global var in namespace

Emile van Sebille
emile at

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