Python handles globals badly.

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Tue Sep 8 20:13:06 CEST 2015

On Wed, Sep 9, 2015 at 4:09 AM, Ian Kelly <ian.g.kelly at> wrote:
>> I would rather say, this would enhance the power and flexibility of the Python language even further.
>> Especially from the scripting point of view (without harm Python hardliner)
>> And by the way, I still believe that these changes would let Python overrun Javascript and PHP.
>> There would practically no more any reasons for Javascript+NodeJS and especially PHP.
>> I even think, a huge wave of developers would change then to Python.
>> Including webhosters which I think did not know or want not know anything about Python 3.x.
> I think that you greatly exaggerate the impact of these changes, which
> are all quite cosmetic in nature.

EVERYONE who suggests massive, sweeping changes says "hey, if you only
make these changes, Python will actually become popular". It's almost


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