Joseph Wright writes:
> Will Robertson wrote:
> > While we're discussing terminology, is there any overarching reason that
> > global and local variables have their scope as a prefix \g_ or \l_ ? (My
> > reason for asking being that I would slightly prefer something like
> > \module_name_l_tlp or something thereabouts, but I'm not really fussed.)
> My thinking was that \l_<module>... makes it easy to see a variable in a
> load of \<module> functions.
precisely, it is a very good indicator within the code and also if you look
for a variable then there is a single place (l_ for local g_ for global) in
the index to look, very useful in my experience. I wouldn't want to miss that.
it makes variables nicely separated from functions in both places