[Python-Dev] anonymous blocks

Guido van Rossum gvanrossum at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 22:27:00 CEST 2005

> > IMO this is clearer, and even shorter!
> But it clutters the namespace with objects you don't need.

Why do people care about cluttering namespaces so much? I thought
thats' what namespaces were for -- to put stuff you want to remember
for a bit. A function's local namespace in particular seems a
perfectly fine place for temporaries.

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

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