[Python-Dev] Namespaces

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Mon, 08 Apr 2002 14:00:55 +1200 (NZST)

barry@zope.com (Barry A. Warsaw):

> I'd say that a binding operation is that which binds an object to a
> name in a particular namespace.  But I'd want to prefix the term
> "namespace" with an adjective to be precise.  An object's attribute
> namespace, a module's namespace, etc.

What about elements of a list? Calling them a "list
namespace" would be rather confusing...

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