Python 2 namespace change? (was Re: [Python-Dev] Changing existing
Fri, 04 Feb 2000 15:30:54 +0100
Guido van Rossum wrote:
> (Math about sapce savings gracefully accepted.)
> > This idea bears a lot of potential to also speed up
> > classes and instances. Further analysis is needed,
> > please let us not drop this idea too early.
> I will gladly use it as an implementation strategy "under the hood" if
> it makes sense -- I think that with some code analysis (e.g. "what are
> the globals here") it could be made to work well.
Pleased to hear this. Thank you for keeping it alive.
> But I don't think that changing the "from M import v" semantics so
> that local assignment to v changes the binding of M.v as well is
Of course this may be the weakest point yet, while it was
the reason to reasoning at all in the first place, it is
less important now. :-)
ciao - chris
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