[Python-Dev] Re: Dynamic nested scopes

Moshe Zadka Moshe Zadka <moshez@math.huji.ac.il>
Fri, 3 Nov 2000 12:18:26 +0200 (IST)

On Thu, 2 Nov 2000, Guido van Rossum wrote:

> I think Python 3000 ought to use totally static scoping.  That will
> make it possible to do optimize code using built-in names!

Isn't that another way of saying you want the builtin names to be
part of the language definition? Part of today's method advantages
is that new builtins can be added without any problems.

no-clear-win-either-way-ly y'rs, Z.
Moshe Zadka <moshez@math.huji.ac.il> -- 95855124