[Python-Dev] replacing 'global'

Greg Ewing greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Sat Oct 25 21:20:33 EDT 2003

> How about adding a "rebinding" operator, for example spelled ":=":
>    a := 2

I expect Guido would object to that on the grounds that
it's conferring arbitrary semantics on a symbol.

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