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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: <macrodef> and local
Date Wed, 23 Jun 2004 15:23:06 GMT
--- Jose Alberto Fernandez <jalberto@cellectivity.com>
wrote:
> > From: Matt Benson [mailto:gudnabrsam@yahoo.com] 
> > 
> > --- Magesh Umasankar <umagesh@apache.org> wrote:
[SNIP]
> > > Why do you need them?  I typically append an
> > > attribute
> > > value to a property name to get the unique
> property
> > > that
> > > I want.
> > > 
> > I cringe at the thought of the number of "unique
> > properties" that could be floating about resulting
> > from this...
> 
> But do you really care? It is a computer for heaven
> sake :-)

Hmm... I have a suspicion that the goals of computer
science and heaven rarely overlap, but that's another
discussion.

> As long as it does not interfere with yours why
> would it be an issue?

With my what?  Computer?  Other people can do what
they like (mostly because I can't stop them), but I
prefer a cleaner solution for myself.  But I will
admit to having what is probably an irrational
aversion to existing references to things I no longer
care about.  I use fewer intermediate variables than
probably anyone... :)

-Matt



		
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