Python handles globals badly.

alister alister.nospam.ware at ntlworld.com
Thu Sep 10 21:56:33 CEST 2015


On Fri, 11 Sep 2015 01:59:27 +1000, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> 
> Although, I'm not sure that I agree with the idea that "everything is an
> expression". I think that's a category mistake, like asking for the
> speed of dark[1], or for a bucket of cold. Some things are functional by
> nature, and other things are imperative; some may be both, but I don't
> think that assignment is one. I think that assignment is imperative, not
> functional, and forcing it to return a value is artificial.
> 
> 
> [1] Obviously it's faster than light, since wherever the light arrives,
> it finds the dark got there first.

Incorrect light is simply the absence of dark

https://astro.uni-bonn.de/~dfischer/dark_sucker_2.html

http://tristan.ethereal.net/humor/dark-suckers.html




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Neutrinos have bad breadth.


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