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 UWA week 34 (2nd semester, week 5) ↓
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3:43am Sat 26th Aug, Christopher M.

ANONYMOUS wrote:
> Will I penalised for using global variables?
You gain marks for good practices. There is no 'negative marking', so you do not lose marks for anything. Marking starts at 0% and goes upwards, not from 100% going downwards.
> I've heard that it's bad practice in C, but I don't see how I could possibly pass half a dozen state variables to every function, plus the other variables specific to each function. I could make a struct and put the necessary variables in the struct, but I'd still have to pass that struct to every function. Is there a better way, or should I just continue with my global variables?
The use of global variables was discussed in Friday's Workshop #5. Please review the recording. The use of *too many* global variables is considered a bad practice in any programming language (that supports them).

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