trying to modify locals() dictionary

Albert Hopkins marduk at
Mon Jan 12 20:18:59 CET 2009

On Mon, 2009-01-12 at 19:51 +0100, TP wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I try to modify locals() as an exercise.
> According to the context (function or __main__), it works differently (see
> below). Why? Thanks
> Julien

Per the locals() documentation @

        The contents of this dictionary should not be modified; changes
        may not affect the values of local variables used by the

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