[Python-Dev] namespace for generator expressions

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Jan 26 10:51:13 EST 2004

> I'm happy to see progress on the generator expressions implementation,
> but I think the specification of namespaces, which is just a sketch,
> might be simplified.

Ouch!  Where were you when this PEP was discussed on python-dev?  I
was originally strongly in your camp, but Tim and several others
convinced me that in every single case where a generator expression
has a free variable, you want early binding, not late.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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