[Python-Dev] statically nested scopes
Barry A. Warsaw
Thu, 2 Nov 2000 14:31:37 -0500 (EST)
>>>>> "TP" == Tim Peters <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
TP> It was long ago agreed (don't you love how I pull this stuff
TP> out of thin historical air <wink>?) that if nested lexical
TP> scoping was added, we would need also to supply a new mapping
TP> object that mimicked the full Python lookup rules (including
TP> builtins). Not necessarily a dictionary, though.
Oh yeah, I vaguely remember now <0.5 scratch-head>.
Works for me, although I'll point out that we needn't wait for lexical
scoping to provide such an object!