PyMyth: Global variables are evil... WRONG!

Tim Chase python.list at tim.thechases.com
Tue Nov 12 12:32:09 CET 2013


On 2013-11-11 20:46, Rick Johnson wrote:
> Yes, and i agree. But you cannot "hide" everything. There
> will always be a need to share information.

You may not be able to (or want to) hide everything, but sharing
should at least happen over defined protocols (functions/methods).
Otherwise, you wander off into the weeds of hackery and
monkey-patching which makes maintaining the code a lot hairier.

-tkc





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