cross-stack globals, also, file inclusion

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Thu Oct 23 10:13:29 EDT 2003

Rob Cozens wrote:

>> I'm afraid I don't see any need for global
>> constants when we've got custom properties that can do essentially the
>> same thing.
> Hi Jacque,
> Do you really see custom properties as the preferred means of
> declaring constants?  Suppose pi was not a built-in constant.  Would
> you "get the piConstant of this stack" for every stack that used

I would use an accessor function, separating code from data:

function myPi
   return the uPi of stack "resources"
end myPi

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