local variable referenced before assignment
Alf P. Steinbach
alfps at start.no
Mon Apr 5 00:35:25 CEST 2010
* Stephen Hansen:
> On 2010-04-04 15:22:48 -0700, Alf P. Steinbach said:
>> * johngilbrough:
>>> I cannot make sense of what's happening here ... I'm getting the
>>> following error:
>> At least in Py3 you can declare the variable as 'global', like this:
>> global lastModifiedTime
>> within the function.
> Actually, what you're looking for in py3 is the "nonlocal" keyword,
> which addresses this precise situation. Using "global" would mark the
> variable as *global* -- top-level module namespace.
Thanks, I didn't see that. I thought it was a global.
> nonlocal (within "handler") would make the assignment apply to the
> enclosing scope lastModifiedTime, instead.
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