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Static This, Static That

henri henri
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can one use too many static references in a program?
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Yes, absolutely. In fact, many if not most uses of "static" that I see are ill-considered. A static variable is awfully like the dreaded global variables of procedural languages. They lead to highly-coupled, hard to maintain code.

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henri henri
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Don't get me started about those stupid light bulbs.
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