[Python-Dev] PEP for Better Control of Nested Lexical Scopes

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Tue Feb 21 23:17:47 CET 2006

"Jeremy Hylton" <jeremy at alum.mit.edu> wrote in message 
news:e8bf7a530602211125k28fc64bcx62430c375d060a8b at mail.gmail.com...
> If I recall the discussion correctly, Guido said he was open to a
> version of nested scopes that allowed rebinding.

Yes.  Among other places, he said in 
Your PEP wonders why I am against allowing assignment to intermediate
levels.  Here's my answer: all the syntaxes that have been proposed
to spell this have problems.  So let's not provide a way to spell it.
I predict that it won't be a problem.  If it becomes a problem, we can
add a way to spell it later. ''


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