Unpopularity of global variables - why?

Timothy Miller gandalf at doctorTimothyMiller.com
Fri Oct 12 22:56:20 EDT 2012


On Oct 12, 2012, at 7:13 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> On 10/12/12 6:50 PM, Timothy Miller wrote:
>> 
>> I consistently put empty into all unused globals when a script starts.
> 
> Unlike HyperCard, in LiveCode you can actually delete them entirely:
> 
>  delete global gMyGlobal

Busted! HyperCard retread, obviously.

I could hunt down all those "put empty into..." scripts and fix them, but probably more trouble than it's worth. It would just free up a little bit of RAM.

Tim





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