On Jun 1, 2011, at 10:01 , Chad Perrin wrote:

> As such, it seems that within your program's "global" scope (not truly
> global, but close enough for government work in most cases), the
> effective difference between variables named foo and @foo is nothing =
but
> one character.  Is there some technical difference that might have an
> effect on the "behavior"[0] of the code I write, as long as neither of
> them is being exported to some other running code or enclosed in a =
more
> restricted scope within my program?

The variable lookup code will go through different internal paths, but =
given your restrictions shouldn't have different behavior at all.