[Python-Dev] nonlocal x = value

Laurens Van Houtven lvh at laurensvh.be
Thu Dec 23 22:03:49 CET 2010

On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 9:51 PM, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> Yes and no -- there may not be an ambiguity to the parser, but still to
> the human.  Except if you disallow the syntax in any case, requiring
> people to write
> nonlocal x = (3, y)
> which is then again inconsistent with ordinary assignment statements.
> Georg

Right -- but (and hence the confusion) I was arguing for not mixing
global/nonlocal with assignment at all, and instead having nonlocal
and global only take one or more names. That would (obviously) remove
any such ambiguity ;-)


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