jc at spl21.net
Mon Nov 20 05:38:11 EST 2006
Good point by Eric on custom properties. I wrote a couple of plugins
recently and it wasn't until I used them both together that I realised
they had a global variable name in common and would not work together.
A custom property would guarantee no conflict in this case.
Eric Chatonet wrote:
> As this thread is about programming style, I want to add something:
> I completely agree: I avoid too using globals and often I prefer to
> use custom properties.
> Probably because I have written plugins for the IDE and wanted to
> avoid any conflict with any user ;-)
> In addition, this way of doing allows to run a private "CleanStack"
> handler which resets controls appearance, default values (for these
> fake globals), etc. when saving the stack.
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