On 10/10/2014 9:25 PM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
On 10/10/14, 7:54 PM, Walter Bright wrote:
On 10/10/2014 5:45 PM, Leandro Lucarella wrote:
I still don't understand why wouldn't we use environment variables for
what they've been created for, it's foolish :-)


Because using environment variables to tune program X will also affect
programs A-Z.

Nope. Try this at your Unix command prompt:

echo $CRAP
CRAP=hello echo $CRAP
CRAP=world echo $CRAP

Windows doesn't work like that.

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