the global keyword:

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Mon Jun 20 08:03:18 EDT 2016

On Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:21 pm, BartC wrote:

> On 19/06/2016 18:16, Joel Goldstick wrote:
>> People who understand global variables generally avoid using them at
>> all costs.
> Then perhaps they don't understand that in Python, top-level functions,
> classes and imports are also globals.

But not global *variables*. They are generally used as per-module global
*constants*, or at least near-constants.


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