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Re: Global variable modification by nameref chain


From: Grisha Levit
Subject: Re: Global variable modification by nameref chain
Date: Mon, 23 May 2016 11:32:50 -0400


On Sun, May 22, 2016 at 10:08 PM, Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:
Should the assignment work?  I'm considering changing the assignments to
work more like the references.

I think it would be useful for the assignment to work, as that allows functions to take variable names as arguments without worrying about name collisions.  Would it also be possible to have the reference resolve the same way?  If not, then I suspect consistency in assignments and references would be preferable.

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