[New-bugs-announce] [issue32690] Return function locals() in order of creation?

Guido van Rossum report at bugs.python.org
Sat Jan 27 22:16:31 EST 2018

New submission from Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org>:

Found in this thread: https://twitter.com/dabeaz/status/956264950430912512

Note that at the global level locals() indeed returns variables in order of definition. Ditto at class scope. Because those calls just return the actual dict. But in a function, a dict is constructed. I agree with Dave that it would be nice if the order there was reversed.

components: Interpreter Core
messages: 310905
nosy: gvanrossum
priority: low
severity: normal
stage: needs patch
status: open
title: Return function locals() in order of creation?
type: behavior
versions: Python 3.7

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