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Re^3: Accessing a scalar value in another subroutine?by BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Sep 23, 2012 at 21:14 UTC||Need Help??|
Yes. I read the docs; but would still like to a see an example of actual, practical use.
The only example I've seen that makes any logical sense at all (to me), is the ability to query the information in a repl.
But that extremely limited-use facility, does not justify burdening the runtime with the overheads it imposes, in a language who's runtime has facilities designed to support it.
Emulating that limited-use facility in a language the does not have runtime facilities to support just imposes addition runtime costs for no conceivable benefits.
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