[Python-Dev] Let's table the discussion of replacing 'global'
bac at OCF.Berkeley.EDU
Mon Oct 27 21:41:48 EST 2003
Jeremy Hylton wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-10-27 at 12:29, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>>>I'm going to make a suggestion. Let's shelve this topic for the time being
>>>and simply summarize the issues in an informational PEP aimed at
>>Great idea. I'm getting tired of it too; Alex and I don't seem to be
>>getting an inch closer to each other.
>>>We don't even know (at least I don't) if we want an implicit search
>>>for outer scope variables or an explicit specification of which
>>>scope such variables should be defined in. If, for some reason,
>>>nested scopes make a quick exit in Py3k, this would all be moot
>>Sorry to disappoint you, but nested scopes aren't going away.
> I haven't had time to participate in this thread -- too much real work
> for the last several days -- but I'd be happy to write a PEP that
> summarizes the issues.
Woohoo! PEPs for generator expressions, copying iterators, and now
'global' "stuff"! This will make summarizing the 700-odd emails I have
for the next summary (at this point; the thing grows an average of 50
emails a day as of late) a *heck* of a lot easier. Thanks Jeremy,
Raymond, and Alex.
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