Author rhettinger
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> Environment variables aren't system-wide, they are 
> per-process (though they can be inherited by child processes).

Yes, that is how they work.  It is not how they are used.  Environment variables are commonly set in shell start-up scripts such as .bashrc and the results then affect every python application that gets run in any shell session.
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