python asp page keeps state across queries !?!?
sybrenUSE at YOURthirdtower.com.imagination
Wed Aug 24 09:52:26 CEST 2005
nicolas_riesch enlightened us with:
> I notice that variables outside functions keep their value across
> queries. I don't know if it is normal.
I think it's normal.
> To be sure, I tried a similar asp script written in VB script, and I
> can see that in VBscript, variables at this same level ARE NOT kept
> across different queries !!!
> Someone has an explanation ?
Speed. No need to reload the module for each query. Just don't use any
uninitialized module-scope variables. It's bad style anyway.
The problem with the world is stupidity. Not saying there should be a
capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the
safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself?
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