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Re: I-D ACTION:draft-daboo-sieve-include-03.txt (fwd)

2005-08-25 08:17:03

On Thu, 2005-08-25 at 01:59 +0000, Aaron Stone wrote:
According to the changelog in the ietf-variables-06 draft, a clarification
was made that variables do span includes. I could not find where this was
specified in the document, however. It sounds like the open issue is being
left to the include draft to resolve ;-)

this is the text which was added:

"All variables have global scope: they are visible until processing

I find this sufficiently clear to answer "yes" to all three of Cyrus'
questions, but then I wrote it :-)

Applying a PHP-ish model, each file would have a totally clean namespace.
If you wanted a variable to cross both namespaces, you would declare it
Global. In the ietf-variables-06 draft, section 4.1, gives a list of
modifiers. How about a :global modifier?

that would be a no-op, but a :local modifier is definitely possible if
Kjetil T.