[Python-Dev] issue5578 - explanation
benjamin at python.org
Fri Apr 3 23:27:05 CEST 2009
2009/4/3 Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk>:
> Guido van Rossum wrote:
>>>> But anyways this is moot, the bug was only about exec in a class body
>>>> *nested inside a function*.
>>> Indeed, I just hate seeing execs and it was an interesting mental
>>> to try and get rid of the above one ;-)
>>> Assuming it breaks no tests, would there be objection to me committing
>>> above change to the Python 3 trunk?
>> That's up to Benjamin. Personally, I live by "if it ain't broke, don't
>> fix it." :-)
> Anything using an exec is broken by definition ;-)
"practicality beats purity"
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