"Fredrik Lundh" <email@example.com> writes: > using my latest Python 2.0 build, the interpreter > bombs if I type the following two commands: > > >>> def a(b): > ... global b > ... Hmm. Mine doesn't. What platform, stack, etc? > (1.5.2 says "name is local and global"). That's what mine says. "ConflictingScopeError" anyone? It's not a syntax error in my book... Cheers, M.