[Chicago] April Talk Topic Python 3.2 Features

Brian Ray brianhray at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 13:24:12 CET 2012

On Mar 12, 2012, at 9:27 PM, "J. D. Jordan" <zanson at zanson.org> wrote:

> For the format thing, the {} has 0, because you are formatting
> argument 0.  You could also make it table['Jack'] instead of 0['Jack']
> and have .format(table=table)

Makes sense, thanks.

> nonlocal means that it is scoped outside of the current scope, but not
> all the way up in global...
> def bob(myvar):
>  def subfunc():
>    nonlocal myvar
>    return myvar * 10
>  return subfunc

So, technically, nonlocal is the previous frame? I can think of some cases I want to check this out to see what it does. For instance, if a class has self.foo and within a method could I just nonlocal foo?

More information about the Chicago mailing list