[Python-Dev] Switch statement
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Wed Jun 21 19:09:49 CEST 2006
At 09:55 AM 6/21/2006 -0700, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>BTW a switch in a class should be treated the same as a global switch.
>But what about a switch in a class in a function?
Okay, now my head hurts. :)
A switch in a class doesn't need to be treated the same as a global switch,
because locals()!=globals() in that case.
I think the top-level is the only thing that really needs a special case
vs. the general "error if you use a local variable in the expression" rule.
Actually, it might be simpler just to always reject local variables -- even
at the top-level -- and be done with it.
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