(j3.2006) Public Comment J32034

Bill Long longb
Wed Jul 16 19:09:28 EDT 2008

Jim Giles wrote:
> I didn't say BLOCK was a bad idea.  I didn't oppose it in my public
> comment.  I said in this thread that allowing declarations in all other
> block-structured constructs was a bad idea.  I still think so.

I think most of J3 agrees with this sentiment.

In addition to the arguments already made, allowing declarations on all 
blocks would be a bunch of work for implementers for a capability that 
is already available.


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