local

Steven Johnson stejohns at adobe.com
Wed Aug 20 16:28:05 PDT 2008


If intuitively-plain English is a requirement, we'll have to change some
existing keywords... e.g., I submit that the meaning of "for" has little to
do with typical English usage.


>> 
>> You'd get nicely intuitive plain English if "local" were used
>> instead:
>> 
>>     if (x == 5)
>>     {   local y = 3;
>>         z = x * y;
>>     }
>>     for (local Key in List)
>>         ++List [Key];



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