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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: local properties
Date Tue, 26 Oct 2004 14:34:20 GMT
[EDITED]
--- Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Oct 2004, Matt Benson
> <gudnabrsam@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > So that instead of declaring which properties do
> NOT
> > remain, we declare which properties DO remain.
> 
> What would be the gain?  How would this simplify
> things?
> 
> Less pollution of the global property name space?  I
Yes, that...

> wouldn't expect
> people to use any let/scope/whatever container
> unless they really
> wanted local properties - but that doesn't mean they
> want all their
> properties to be local.  I'm not sure which behavior
> would be more
> common and thus should be the default.
> 
> Any other benefits?
> 
Perhaps this is my literal-minded nitpicky-ness coming
out; the behavior I suggest just seems to
more-accurately depict the nature of a conceptual
"scope".  It also aligns with the way variable scopes
work in Java, for example.

> Stefan

-Matt


		
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