[Python-Dev] statically nested scopes

Jeremy Hylton jeremy@alum.mit.edu
Thu, 2 Nov 2000 11:38:04 -0500 (EST)

>>>>> "MZ" == Moshe Zadka <moshez@math.huji.ac.il> writes:

  MZ> you guys are talking about different things.  Jeremy is talking
  MZ> about a tool to warn against incompatible changes Greg is
  MZ> talking about a tool to identify, for each variable, what scope
  MZ> it belongs to.

Not sure we're talking about different things.  The compiler will need
to determine the scope of each variable.  It's a tool.  If it
implements the specifiction for name binding, other tools can too.