Python handles globals badly.

Ian Kelly ian.g.kelly at gmail.com
Fri Sep 4 21:48:35 CEST 2015


On Fri, Sep 4, 2015 at 1:11 PM,  <tdev at freenet.de> wrote:
> 6- "include" script statement (extending namespace to another script, like PHP)

def include(filename):
    exec(open(filename).read())

> Last but not least:
> Why does javascript, as sripting language too, need not such things like
> a keyword "global". It also very powerful language with dynamic binding, OO, ...

I thought you didn't want to talk about comparisons to other languages. :-P

Javascript uses the same stupid system that Lua does, where
*everything* is automatically global/nonlocal unless you specifically
declare it as local.


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