[Python-Dev] would warnings be appropriate for probably-misused global statements?

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com
Wed, 6 Nov 2002 10:21:48 -0600

    Alex> I've recently helped clarify a few users' confusion about what the
    Alex> "global" statement is for, and I'm starting to think that it might
    Alex> help overcome that confusion if "global" gave warnings when used
    Alex> in probably-inappropriate ways: not inside a function, or about a
    Alex> variable that the function does not, in fact, bind nor re-bind.
    Alex> Is there agreement that this might be helpful?

Yes, but perhaps it should be left to pychecker.