"ts"  wrote in
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>  Yes, because you've introduced a new type of variable but this is not a

which means one more set of scoping rules to keep mind?  (Probably
not, but even the prospect makes me shudder;-)

>  problem with the implementation (i.e. you'll have the same problem with
>  any implementations)

Well  had you used a prefix convention  _@var  instead of @_var
the only thing that breaks is that previously illegal  code would
suddenly be legal.


/Christoph