Change in interactive interpreter?

Gary Herron gherron at
Fri Jun 6 20:36:13 CEST 2008

The Pythonista wrote:
> I remember the interactive interpreter used to define the name _ to 
> return the value of the last expression that was evaluated.  However, I 
> tried it just today and got a NameError.  Is this a change in the 
> interpreter or is there a configuration option I need to set to enable it?
> Thanks!

Try again.  I think you'll find it's still there -- although you have to 
execute a something that returns a value before it's set for the first time.

Gary Herron

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