[Python-Dev] statically nested scopes

Jeremy Hylton jeremy@alum.mit.edu
Wed, 1 Nov 2000 16:20:08 -0500 (EST)

Thanks.  I expect there is very little code that depends on this sort
of behavior, since it is confusing to read.  Many readers,
particularly novices, could reasonably expect Python to print 2 now.

As I explained to MAL, I think we would need to provide a code
analysis tool that identified these problems.  It's probably helpful
to generate warning about this right now, since it's rather