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yes, avoiding runtime costs is the real problem.
It shouldn't be.
Avoiding imposing penalties on 99% of people's code that have no use for such esoteric facilities, to satisfy the 1% that thinks it might be a good idea, should be simple.
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
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In reply to Re^5: Accessing a scalar value in another subroutine?