[petsc-dev] script.py

Jed Brown jed at 59a2.org
Sun Mar 14 15:02:52 CDT 2010

On Sun, 14 Mar 2010 14:57:56 -0500, Matthew Knepley <knepley at gmail.com> wrote:
> Doesn't global do exactly this?

Well, global puts it in the *global* scope, which can cause pretty much
arbitrary nonlocal effects depending on how those variables are used in
other contexts.  Closing over the variables in the present scope keeps
the effects local.


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