class static vs. module global
tim_one at email.msn.com
Fri Jun 25 08:38:10 CEST 1999
> I have a module aC, which conveniently holds a class aC. During some
> recent changes, I needed to share information across class instances.
> Primarily to localize things, I elected to store the information in the
> class. Anyone want to share opinions on why I should instead have used
> a module global variable? Or perhaps a different approach?
There's no prohibition, either technical or cultural, against using class
data in Python. Thoroughly appropriate! It's "class static" *methods* that
get you in trouble -- but that's all in the FAQ.
class-data-is-classy-ly y'rs - tim
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