[PD] $0 in messages (was: Re: difference send and using msg with "; ")

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Fri Aug 17 07:56:53 CEST 2007

marius schebella hat gesagt: // marius schebella wrote:

> I don't know how easy/difficult an implementation of new variable names 
> would be. I would give most priority to any kind of $0 feature in messages.
> and then the next step for me would be to differentiate between 
> $-variables (in messages) and # or ? or @ variables in patches. that way 
> you would not break backwards compatibility, and a #0 or ?0 or @0 in a 
> message or an object would behave like the old $0 var in objects. 

ATM I cannot think of a way, that introduces # as a substitute for $
in "$1 ..." messages, that would *not* break backwards compatibility:
What if someone already used #1 in a message to mean just a literal

 Frank Barknecht                 _ ______footils.org_ __goto10.org__

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