[thelist] CF: Attributes to Locals?

.jeff jeff at members.evolt.org
Fri Sep 14 12:51:15 CDT 2001


> From: Raymond Camden
> There is NOTHING wrong with using Attributes as the
> name of the scope OUTSIDE of the possible confusion
> it could cause if you didn't know you weren't looking
> at a custom tag.

even if using that "scope" in certain instances meant that it wasn't
actually a true scope?  i think preaching the mantra of "scope your
variables" and then advocating the prefacing of all variable names with
'attributes.' outside of a custom tag where there is no attributes scope is
highly hypocritical.  this is especially hypocritical because by doing so
you're simply creating a longer variable name that so happens to have a dot
in the name to further the confusion.  in essence, this is one of my bigger
beefs with the fusebox methodology and its supporters.

i have no beef with using the attributes scope -- if you're within a custom



jeff at members.evolt.org

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