dsc at swcp.com
Mon Nov 27 19:49:04 EST 2006
(Nice summary on declaring variables, Jan)
On Nov 27, 2006, at 2:35 PM, Jan Schenkel wrote:
> the compiler
> may even decide that the default
> value of that variable is the same as the name of the
Note that the default value does not mean the same as initial value.
Without declaration: A name (used like a variable) will mean a
literal string containing that name in a script up until the line in
the script where it is used as a destination. Starting at that line
(and including that line) the name will mean a variable with the
initial value of empty. Those are compiler lines, not executed lines.
So you can use it as a literal or as a variable, but it you use it
both ways, it can be confusing.
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