C-style static variables in Python?

John Nagle nagle at animats.com
Sun Apr 4 20:57:48 CEST 2010

kj wrote:
> When coding C I have often found static local variables useful for
> doing once-only run-time initializations. 

    If you want functions with state, use an object. That's what they're
for.  Don't muck with the internal representation of functions.

				John Nagle

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