On Sat, Apr 29, 2006 at 07:50:02AM -0700, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
> Please, let us agree to use the traditional name of "environment variables" in
> the docs, and not re-introduce its bastardized cousin, which hurts my ears.
I think they are different things. An "environment variable" is something
in %*ENV. An "environmental variable" is a variable which was declared with
env $foo, and which can be seen by callers.
I rather dislike this naming scheme, but can't think of a better one.
-=- James Mastros