packages, globals, and __builtin__
tanzer at swing.co.at
Fri May 11 08:43:55 CEST 2001
Laura Creighton <lac at cd.chalmers.se> wrote:
> I'm making a package, with one class per file name. I want a global
> variable to keep state in which I can access from any module. So I
> import __builtin__ and assign something to __builtin__.StateVariable.
> This works great. But I am feeling squeamish about this. Should I be?
I'd use a module inside the package or the package itself as namespace
Using __builtin__ will work great as long as nobody else does the same
thing. Then interesting things will start to happen.
Christian Tanzer tanzer at swing.co.at
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