[Python-Dev] nonlocal x = value

Laurens Van Houtven lvh at laurensvh.be
Wed Dec 22 23:11:57 CET 2010

On Sat, Dec 18, 2010 at 1:12 PM, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> Am 17.12.2010 17:52, schrieb Laurens Van Houtven:
>> +1 for throwing it out of the PEP. Assignment is a thing,
>> nonlocal/global is a thing, don't mix them up :) (That in addition to
>> the grammar cleanliness argument Stephan already made)
> The trouble is what to make of
> nonlocal x = 3, y
> Is it two nonlocal declarations or one with a tuple assignment?
> Georg

I'm not sure I understand. Isn't that another reason to throw it out?
If you don't allow such assignments, there can't be any ambiguity,
right? (Or am I missing something?)


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