Default scope of variables

Ethan Furman ethan at
Tue Jul 9 19:23:58 CEST 2013

On 07/09/2013 09:44 AM, Ian Kelly wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 10:07 AM, Ethan Furman <ethan at> wrote:
>> You could also do it like this:
>>      def updating(self):
>>          self.transaction_active = True
>>          return self
> Yes, that would be simpler.  I was all set to point out why this
> doesn't work, and then I noticed that the location of the
> "transaction_active" attribute is not consistent in the original code.
>   The DbSession class places it on self, and then the example usage
> places it on the connection object

It looks like DbSession has a conn object, and in the example he has DbSession() named as conn -- ironic, considering 
this is a variable scoping thread.  ;)


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