[Python-Dev] nonlocal x = value

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Mon Dec 27 15:01:16 CET 2010

Am 27.12.2010 10:43, schrieb Raymond Hettinger:

> FWIW, I'm entirely opposed to doing an assignment in a nonlocal definition.
> * It is easily mis-parsed by human (as shown by Georg's examples).
> * It looks very much like an initialization of a local variable in many languages,
>   but it is not -- the variable has already been initialized in another scope.

Hah, and we'd probably get requests for a mandatory declaration of locals, ala

local a = 5

for reasons of "consistency" or "explicit is better than implicit".


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