[Python-Dev] Allow assignments in 'global' statements?
jcarlson at uci.edu
Thu Jun 22 09:30:37 CEST 2006
Talin <talin at acm.org> wrote:
> I'm sure I am not the first person to say this, but how about:
> global x = 12
> (In other words, declare a global and assign a value to it - or another
> way of saying it is that the 'global' keyword acts as an assignment
If we allow that, then we necessarily need to allow:
global x, y, z = 12, 13, 14
... while I have also thought to myself 'it would be really nice to be
able to assign to a global when I declare a value to be global', it has
usually been a case of early optimization for me. I don't really know
how I feel about either example above, I'd probably be +0.
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