Can we make a local variable in a function as global variable???

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Thu Apr 5 21:16:25 CEST 2007


Collin Stocks wrote:
> As for me, I find this problem annoying, but easy to solve. My solution is:
> 
>  >>> this=__import__(__name__)
> 
> To  set global variable spam to 4, I say:
> 
>  >>> this.spam=4
> 
> This always works, and is much more convenient than:
> 
>  >>> global spam
>  >>> spam=4
> 
> and then worry about local variables also named spam.
> 
That's truly horrible. And what if you have a local variable called "this"?

regards
  Steve
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