[Python-Dev] statically nested scopes

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Thu, 02 Nov 2000 13:37:00 +1300 (NZDT)

"M.-A. Lemburg" <mal@lemburg.com>:

> The problem is that with nested scoping, a function defined
> within another function will suddenly reference the variables
> of the enclosing function

This could be avoided by requiring that variables which are
to be visible in an inner scope be marked somehow in the
scope where they are defined.

I don't think it's a serious enough problem to be worth
fixing that way, though.

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