Another dumb scope question for a closure.
fredrik at pythonware.com
Thu Jan 10 22:21:16 CET 2008
Steven W. Orr wrote:
> The problem only happens if I try to modify jj.
It only happens if you try to *bind* the name "jj" to an object inside
> What am I not understanding?
My guess is that you have a C/C++ view of variables and values, where
variables are locations in memory that can hold values. In Python, such
locations are called objects, and they may or may not have names bound
to them (via assignments).
This might help:
and finally read the "Naming and binding" page again.
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