[Python-Dev] more timely detection of unbound locals

Fred Drake fdrake at acm.org
Wed May 11 01:37:09 CEST 2011

On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 6:38 PM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
> I don't know why it was thought necessary to distinguish between them in the
> first place.

New users almost constantly expressed confusion by NameError when the name
was clearly bound at global scope, and a subsequent assignment caused it to be
considered a local in their function.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.    <fdrake at acm.org>
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