[triangle-zpug] static list in python

Joseph Mack NA3T jmack at wm7d.net
Fri Mar 14 16:22:32 UTC 2008


On Fri, 14 Mar 2008, Josh Johnson wrote:

> I recall two meanings for static in programming. Static can mean a
> persistent value, like an internal counter in a list (I think that's
> what you want),

yes

> but I've also heard the term mean "a class method that
> is accessed like a library instead of an instance method".

sorry, forgot about this (I guess "static" is overloaded).

> I'm not sure if python supports the sort of persistent variable I think
> you want (anybody else know?). If not, you may have to start with a list
> and have that list be returned by your function and then subsequently
> passed to it again:

This doesn't seem a whole lot different to just having l 
being global, which is what I'm doing for the moment.

Thanks Joe

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