constant in python?

Paul Rubin phr-n2001 at
Sun Aug 19 21:23:17 CEST 2001

Bernd.Nawothnig at (Bernd Nawothnig) writes:
> Access restriction should never be used to arbitrarily prevent a user from
> performing a task. The only idea behind restriction is to hide internal
> details for having more stable code. 

That ignores a whole class of applications which run potentially
malicious code, such as mobile code.  If Visual Basic had good access
restriction features, we might not see nearly so many computer viruses
spreading through MS Outlook and Word documents.

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