[Python-Dev] Explicit Lexical Scoping (pre-PEP?)
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Wed Jul 5 05:49:10 CEST 2006
On 7/5/06, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> 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)
We looked at and rejected "globals.x = whatever". I think the same
reasoning applies here.
> If so, then these should probably be added to the "rejected alternatives"
> for Py3K so they don't get rehashed.
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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