[Python-Dev] Re: LOAD_NAME & classes

François Pinard pinard@iro.umontreal.ca
23 Apr 2002 13:27:59 -0400

[Guido van Rossum]

> But Python *is* unique in that it doesn't require declarations.  (I've
> got to admit that the Perl example saddened me.  But then in Perl,
> local variables are a recent invention. :-)

Guido, I miss the point of the second sentence.  Why were you saddened?
Don't you prefer _not_ having to declare locals, as Python does now?

François Pinard   http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~pinard