Three very simple questions

Mark Wieder ahsoftware at
Sun Apr 26 13:06:37 EDT 2020

On 4/26/20 9:21 AM, Graham Samuel via use-livecode wrote:
> Yes, thanks! That’s exactly what I was hoping for. I know that LC is strictly a real-time interpreter of a script rather than a compiler -> runtime system, but nevertheless it would be more comfortable to allow a better range of constants. Right now you can’t even write
> constant K= 2/3
> and get the calculation done by the IDE before the script is executed. "So what?”, you might say, but it would be grand to be able to declare an entire array structure without writing a program to make it happen every time a script is executed.
> Still, I got the answer to my question: it’s “NO”

The concept of 'constants' has been a problem at least since Revolution 
2.1.2. Some 15 years ago someone named Waddingham made the comment that 
"Global constants are certainly something which we are looking into 

  Mark Wieder
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