[Python-Dev] Improve error message "UnboundLocalError: local variable referenced before assignment"

Glenn Linderman v+python at g.nevcal.com
Tue Nov 13 00:52:15 CET 2012

On 11/12/2012 7:30 AM, Jan Matějek wrote:
> I believe the "human problem" here is that the one tends to gloss over 
> "local variable VARNAME", because it describes VARNAME and you already 
> think you know what that is, so you don't stop to think about it.
> The following would be better in this regard, IMO:
> "Variable VARNAME is local in FUNCNAME, but doesn't have a value at 
> line 123" 

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