[Python-Dev] replacing 'global'
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Sat Oct 25 18:20:13 EDT 2003
> One thing that I've always wondered about, why can't one do:
> def reset_foo():
> global foo =  # declare as global and do assignment
Nothing deep -- it just never occurred to me. I was mimicking ABC's
"SHARE foo", which doesn't have this because its syntax for assignment
is the more verbose "PUT value IN variable".
I don't think it'll entice Alex though. :-)
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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