On Fri, Aug 22, 2003 at 12:43:11AM +0900, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:
> Not a final decision.  But I feel like := can be abused (i.e. from my
> point of view that block local variables are evil) too easily.

Do you have an explanation posted somewhere of why you feel block-local
variables are evil?  It seems cleaner to me to have variables go
away at the end of the block when I don't need them anymore, than
to have them hanging around and taking up memory until the whole method
exits.

-Mark