Python 2.6 Global Variables
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sat Oct 31 00:37:56 CET 2009
In article <888b5e8f-1be5-4040-bc7a-45c2e16954fc at d9g2000prh.googlegroups.com>,
AK Eric <warpcat at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> 2/ in Python, "global" really means "module-level" - there's nothing
>> like a "true" global namespace.
>Isn't that __main__?
>__main__.foo = "asdfasdf"
Actually, you're almost right, but it's an even WORSE idea than you
__builtin__.foo = 'bar'
Kids, do *NOT* do this at home! The reasons why are left as an exercise
for the reader. ;-)
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