static variables in Python?
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Source code: apers Module: Y105
# static variables in Python?
# An attribute of a function can be uses as a retained
# (static) variable - but it limits you to one such
# retention at a time. If this works for you and you'll
# only ever need a singletom, great. Otherwise use an
def persdemo(source = None):
persdemo.pieces = source.split()
if len(persdemo.pieces) < 1:
ending = persdemo.pieces.pop()
saying = "The quick brown fox ran over the road"
getme = persdemo(saying)
print("first ... ",getme)
getme = persdemo()
if not getme: break
""" Sample output
WomanWithCat:y105 grahamellis$ python2 apers
('first ... ', 'road')
WomanWithCat:y105 grahamellis$ python3 apers
first ... road
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