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

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Feb 22 08:54:45 CET 2006

Josiah Carlson wrote:

> In this particular example, there is no net reduction in line use. The
> execution speed of your algorithm would be reduced due to function
> calling overhead.

If there were more uses of the function, the line count
reduction would be greater.

In any case, line count and execution speed aren't the
only issues -- there is DRY to consider.


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