[Python-Dev] Re: PEP 340 - possible new name for block-statement

Guido van Rossum gvanrossum at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 07:30:20 CEST 2005

[Nicolas Fleury]
> I would prefer something that would be
> understandable for a newbie's eyes, even if it fits more with common
> usage than with the real semantics behind it.  For example a Boost-like
> keyword like:
> scoped EXPR as VAR:
>      BLOCK

Definitely not. In too many languages, a "scope" is a new namespace,
and that's exactly what a block (by whichever name) is *not*.

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

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