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  Re: POV-Ray 4 SDL: Some concrete proposal  
From: clipka
Date: 17 Apr 2009 06:20:00
Message: <web.49e857363a7e550ef3bcbae60@news.povray.org>
"MessyBlob" <nomail@nomail> wrote:
> > i = 0;
> > MySphere = sphere {
> >   center = x*i;
> >   radius = temp;
> > };
>
> You'd probably want new object properties to be write-only, so that names to the
> right of assignments in the "sphere { }" block can then refer to the outer scope
> (which makes the above code work as expected).

Then what if I want to do

  modify MySphere {
    center = x*i;
    temp = temp*2;
  }

?

Aside from that, consistency would suffer from using different name resolution
rules for lvalues (i.e. the left side of an assignment) and rvalues (i.e. the
right side).


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