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From: Jeff Carter <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Sun, 3 Dec 2000 11:53:59 -0600
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What you are talking about is a global variable. Global variables cause
disease, famine, and war, not to mention really badly designed,
impossible-to-debug software. The first rule of software engineering is
modularize and never use global variables. The first two rules of
software engineering ...

Jeff Carter
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