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Author ezio.melotti
Recipients Arfrever, asvetlov, danielsh, eli.bendersky, ezio.melotti, flox, ncoghlan, python-dev, serhiy.storchaka, tshepang
Date 2013-02-27.05:12:30
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> I'm just not sure how the globals help 

It doesn't, but if it works fine there's probably no reason to complicate (if it's complicated at all) things to change this.

> even when I just want to run the pure Python code, the C module gets
> imported. Why should it be?

Doesn't the test always run both? (assuming the C module is available -- if it's not it won't be imported anyway)

> Pickle is one concrete place that can cause problems with this.

This might be an actual reason to avoid globals, but I don't know the details.
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