cross-stack globals, also, file inclusion

Cubist at Cubist at
Thu Oct 23 07:43:27 EDT 2003

sez alex at
>On Tuesday, October 21, 2003, at 12:16  PM, Dar Scott wrote:
>> On Tuesday, October 21, 2003, at 12:08 PM, Alex Rice wrote:
>>>> Maybe I should be submit a feature request?
>>> Joel and Rob- I think a "global constant" feature would be a really
>>> good enhancement request.
>> It is not clear to me what this would look like.  Would this go into
>> the "first" stack, as "startup" does?
>> (Many of my constants are derived from others or are really platform
>> dependent, so I use a quick test to see if a group of "constants" need
>> setup.)
>global constant kVersion=1.234
>and have kVersion be so defined in script in the entire project.
   Stupid question: What would this "global constant" thingie do for you that 
*couldn't* be accomplished just as easily by creating a custom property of a 

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