[triangle-zpug] static list in python

Brad Oaks bradoaks at gmail.com
Fri Mar 14 17:04:10 UTC 2008


Thanks Josh,

I didn't know about the tutor list.
http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/tutor is the url for that list.

--bradoaks

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.
>
>
>  JJ
>
>  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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