[Python-Dev] Explicit Lexical Scoping (pre-PEP?)
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Wed Jul 5 00:25:38 CEST 2006
At 12:18 AM 7/5/2006 +0200, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>I don't see anything else that's attractive. The realistic options are:
>1. do nothing
>2. extend global's meaning
>3. add outer keyword
Did you also consider and reject:
* Alternate binding operators (e.g. ":=", ".=", etc.)
* Alternate spelling of outer names when binding (e.g. ".x = whatever" to
bind an outer x)
If so, then these should probably be added to the "rejected alternatives"
for Py3K so they don't get rehashed.
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