[Python-Dev] statically nested scopes

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 02 Nov 2000 04:41:01 -0500

> Looks like we need to rehash this thread at least enough to determine
> who is responsible for causing us to rehash it.
> MAL said it would break code.  I asked how.  Skip and Tim obliged with
> examples.  I said their examples exhibited bad style; neither of them
> claimed they were good style.
> In the end, I observed that while it could break code in theory, I
> doubted it really would break much code.  Furthermore, I believe that
> the code it will break is already obscure so we needn't worry about
> it.

That's quite enough rehashing.  I don't think we'll have to worry
about breakiung much code.

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