[Python-ideas] Before and after the colon in funciton defs.
steve at pearwood.info
Fri Sep 23 01:51:26 CEST 2011
Paul Moore wrote:
> a = 10
> def foo():
> a = 20
> b = static a
> What should that mean? Clearly b isn't 20, as a wasn't set to 20 at
> function define time. But b = 10 (on the assumption that "static a"
> takes the value of a at define time) will confusing to users, I would
> suggest. Not allowed might be best, but I suspect it could be hard to
With decorator syntax, the scoping rules are obvious and straightforward:
a = 10
a = 20
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