[Python-3000] Draft PEP for outer scopes
python at zesty.ca
Thu Nov 2 21:34:24 CET 2006
On Thu, 2 Nov 2006, Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> Talin wrote:
> > If you change the behavior of 'global' to be the same as 'nonlocal' as
> > has been proposed, then this effectively becomes impossible - you can no
> > longer set any global that hasn't already been pre-declared.
> of course you can, as long as it isn't shadowed in an intermediate scope.
I think the reason you wouldn't be able to create new globals is that
Guido wants this to be an error (for good reasons IMHO):
| Perhaps the best solution would be to make it an error if there
| wasn't a visible variable named a in an outer scope.
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