Oddity in 2.4 with eval('None')
steve at holdenweb.com
Mon Dec 20 22:18:05 CET 2004
Leif K-Brooks wrote:
> Steve Holden wrote:
>> Yes. "print eval('None')" is printing the value of None as defined in
>> your module's global namespace:
> Right, but why? The expression "None" doesn't worry about the global
> namespace when used in normal code; why does it when used in eval()ed code?
I have no idea why. Given that
['None', '__builtins__', '__file__', 'sys', '__name__', '__doc__']
it's beginning to smell a bit like a buglet.
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