[triangle-zpug] static list in python
bradoaks at gmail.com
Fri Mar 14 17:04:10 UTC 2008
I didn't know about the tutor list.
http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/tutor is the url for that list.
On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 12:39 PM, Josh Johnson <josh_johnson at unc.edu> wrote:
> I guess a global isn't so bad, it's only really global to your package.
> There has to be some definitive answer. You might want to pose your
> question to the python tutor mailing list.
> Joseph Mack NA3T wrote:
> > 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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