constant in python?

Brian Quinlan BrianQ at
Fri Aug 17 22:12:18 CEST 2001

> is there a data type like the const in c/c++? ive been
> combing through the doc and it doesnt seem to have one
> or am i missing something somewhere?

No such thing exists. Just set a variable with the value that you want
and don't change it. If you really need a constant (which you almost
certainly don't), you can use the cookbook example:


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