[Python-Dev] namespace for generator expressions

Jeremy Hylton jeremy at alum.mit.edu
Mon Jan 26 10:52:21 EST 2004

On Mon, 2004-01-26 at 10:51, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > 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.

I guess I was busy with other things.  I'm sorry I missed the
discussion, but if it was at all substantial, the PEP didn't do a good
job of capturing it.


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