cross-stack globals, also, file inclusion
rjb at rz.uni-potsdam.de
Wed Oct 22 18:56:23 EDT 2003
>On Wednesday, October 22, 2003, at 09:23 AM, Alex Rice wrote:
>>Like global, it would be usable in all scripts.
>>Unlike global, it would not have to be declared in each handler using it.
>>Like constant, it would be directly usable in any handler that wants it.
>Would each script that uses it, but not define it, have a line in
>the script like this?
> global constant ageOfUniverse
>And then the script for the mainstack have something like this?
> global constant ageOfUniverse = "1"
>I wonder if this would work as well:
> put 1+0 into ageOfUniverse
>BTW, the Transcript Dictionary entry for 'global' is a little
>confusing and you have to scroll down to get the full picture. It
>says it "must appear in each handler" that uses it and then later
>says you "can also place a global command in a script, but outside
The latter might not be correct. At least I haven't managed to get it
working that way, so I consider it a glitch in documentation.
Details of usage Rev team can figure out better than us.
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