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Re: Local variables overriding global constants

From: Nikolai Kondrashov
Subject: Re: Local variables overriding global constants
Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2013 11:39:46 +0300
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Chris Down, Chris F.A. Johnson and Pierre Gaston,
thank you all for quick replies!

I now see that this is a known behavior and is considered normal by

Although, I'd say that it feels unnatural.

On 04/03/2013 11:26 AM, Pierre Gaston wrote:
  ok it has indeed been discussed, and this is a feature not a bug:


Ah, I see. This is the consequence of caller's variables being seen in called

So, if a function in some module relies on a global read-only variable and I
call it from a different function redefining it, the called function would see
redefined variable instead.

Thanks everyone!


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