[Python-Dev] statically nested scopes

Barry A. Warsaw barry@wooz.org
Thu, 2 Nov 2000 14:31:37 -0500 (EST)

>>>>> "TP" == Tim Peters <tim_one@email.msn.com> 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!