[Python-Dev] An issue recently brought up in
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Wed Mar 24 11:17:19 EST 2004
On Wed, Mar 24, 2004, Greg Ewing wrote:
> Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org>:
>> I think that in this particular case, late binding, with its sharp
>> edges, gives more power than binding capturing, and the latter, in its
>> attempts to smoothen the sharp edges, also takes away some power.
> Also, it only takes away *some* of the sharp edges, and rather
> arbitrarily chosen ones at that, so you still have to be on the
> lookout for sharp edges whenever you use it. Rather like having a
> sword that's only sharp on two edges instead of three...
"Understanding is a three-edged sword."
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