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Re: Handling references to invalid variables

From: David A. Wheeler
Subject: Re: Handling references to invalid variables
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2023 14:16:55 -0500

> On Feb 20, 2023, at 2:11 PM, Paul Smith <psmith@gnu.org> wrote:
> In the next major release (not the upcoming 4.4.1 release but the one
> after that) I plan to implement notifying users of invalid variable
> references; for example variable names containing whitespace.
> ...
> The question is, should this notification be a warning?  Or should it
> be a fatal error?

Definitely start by making it a warning. I have no idea how common they are,
but they're probably more common than we'd like, so people will need time
to fix the problems it reveals.

--- David A. Wheeler

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