[Python-Dev] PEP 289 - Generator Expressions - Let's Move Forward

Andrew Koenig ark-mlist at att.net
Fri Apr 30 13:59:12 EDT 2004

> > This looks (a) cool and (b) a complete hack that nobody should be
> allowed to
> > do without messing with sys._getframe().
> It reminds me a little bit of the dynamic binding in Emacs lisp.  As
> incredibly useful as that is sometimes, it's a disgusting hack. :)

And, if I understand correctly, something from which the Lisp community is
moving away--preferring, instead, the notion of "lexical scoping" such as in

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