global vars?

Holger Jannsen holger at
Mon Jun 14 11:40:47 CEST 1999


Gordon McMillan wrote:
> Without some code to demonstrate your confusion, it's difficult to
> guess exactly why you're feeling confused.

Sorry, but I think, you already answered my question.

> In both cases, changing the binding of a global variable requires a
> "global" statement within the function / method. Without that
> statement, Python takes an assignment to the variable (a binding) to
> be local in scope (that is, it's a new variable that exists only
^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^
That's it.

> - Gordon


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