Robert Cummings wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-03-11 at 12:19 -0500, Shawn McKenzie wrote:
>> Sándor Tamás (HostWare Kft . ) wrote:
>>> Yes, Rob is right. My original question is about the difference between
>>> the processing of a file-based site with include() OR eval(). In that
>>> case, if I understood it correctly, the results are the same.
>>> But! If the included pages contain functions, classes, etc. With eval(),
>>> can I use them? With include(), I know I should be able to use them. But
>>> in some mysterious cases I don't have access to a function. If I cut out
>>> from the included file, and put in on the file which includes that, just
>>> before (or after) the includ(), I don't have any problem with it.
>>> The next step, that if I include a file in a function, can I use the
>>> functions wrote in the included file?
>>> As I know, include just makes a copy-paste, so if I use it IN a
>>> function, then all function will be in function scope, am I right?
>> Yes, if you use an include inside a function, then any functions / non
>> global vars in the included file will only be available inside the
>> including function.
> This is NOT, I repeat, NOT true for functions. Functions are ALWAYS
> global.
> Cheers,
> Rob.

Yes, I was too hasty.  The nested function will only be defined once the
nesting function has been called.  Then it will be available globally.


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