[Python-Dev] Re: Dynamic nested scopes

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 02 Nov 2000 02:34:53 -0500

> I don't think I buy your explanation that Python uses dynamic scope
> for resolving globals.

That's not what I meant, but I expressed it clumsily.  Perhaps the
terminology is just inadequate.  I simply meant that builtins can be
overridden by module-globals.  But only in the module whose globals
are searched for globals -- that part is still static.

Let's drop this thread...

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)