[plt-scheme] %, @, ^, etc.

From: Joe Marshall (jrm at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Sep 9 11:27:17 EDT 2003

From: "Michael Sperber" <sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de>
To: "Joe Marshall" <jrm at ccs.neu.edu>
Cc: "Eli Barzilay" <eli at barzilay.org>; <plt-scheme at po.cs.brown.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2003 10:12
Subject: Re: [plt-scheme] %, @, ^, etc.

> >>>>> "Joe" == Joe Marshall <jrm at ccs.neu.edu> writes:
> Joe> I disagree.  The reason `globals' are `global' is that they are
> Joe> to large amounts of code, and modifications to them can have
> Joe> effects.
> Can't a modification to a global variable *always* have far-reaching

Yes.  That's why you *always* put stars around them.
(What's the objection?)

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