global variables or inheritence

Gordon McMillan gmcm at
Wed Apr 26 17:17:56 EDT 2000

Thomas Rasmussen wrote:

> I have quite a big problem. I have two different files, where I
> in one file want to declare a variable and then in the other file
> be able to access and use this variable (no need to change it),
> but I just can't seem to get it to work... Is there any nice way
> of doing this easily? I have tried the global var but this
> doesn't seem to work.
> Anyone got a good idea?

  import other
  print other.something

works just fine. Bet you used "from other import *", and then 
tried to change the value in other.

- Gordon

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