On Mar 12, 2012, at 7:12 PM, Tim Streater wrote:
> function yes ($a)
> global $x;
> if ($a) $x = "yes\n";
> first (true);
> echo $x;
> but I haven't looked into $GLOBALS enough to know whether using them instead
> would have saved my bacon.
I'm not sure what would have saved bacon in the above case. I don't see how
your example would work. I think it contained a typo.
In what I think you were trying to demonstrate, I would just pass $x by
reference (&$x) -- or -- return $x by value. I would not have used a global,
In any event, I seldom use globals anyway. This was more an academic discussion.
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