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

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Feb 22 07:04:05 CET 2006

Terry Reedy wrote:

> There were perhaps 10 
> different proposals, including, I believe, 'outer'.  Guido rejected them 
> all as having costs greater than the benefits.

As far as I remember, Guido wasn't particularly opposed
to the idea, but the discussion fizzled out after having
failed to reach a consensus on an obviously right way
to go about it.


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