[Python-Dev] Re: Nested functions and class scope

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Tue, 14 Nov 2000 15:23:50 +0100

John Max Skaller wrote:
>         I think there is general agreement that lexically
> scoping functions inside functions will not break much code.
> Do you have an example of real application code where searching a class
> in which a function is defined will break code?

class Object:

   type = 'typename'

   def __init__(self, obj):

       if type(obj) == types.IntType:

Basically all builtins which are in common use like open(), id()
type(), etc. would no longer be accessible.

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