[Python-Dev] Explicit Lexical Scoping (pre-PEP?)

Giovanni Bajo rasky at develer.com
Tue Jul 4 14:43:40 CEST 2006

Talin wrote:

> This is sort of a re-do of an earlier proposal which seems to have
> gotten lost in the shuffle of the larger debate.
> I propose to create a new type of scoping rule, which I will call
> "explicit" lexical scoping, that will co-exist with the current
> "implicit" scoping rule that exists in Python today.

Interesting. What if for-loops implicitally used "my" on the iteration
variable? That would solve the binding problem we were discussing and make
lambdas "Do The Right Thing"(TM) when used in loops.
Giovanni Bajo

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