[Python-ideas] Tweaking closures and lexical scoping to include the function being defined
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Thu Sep 29 17:21:07 CEST 2011
Paul Moore wrote:
> Actually, while we're using keywords as decorator names,
> @with(n=0, lock=threading.Lock())
> def global_counter():
> with lock:
> n += 1
> return n
> reads well to me, and avoids the technical/jargon word "nonlocal".
I think 'nonlocal' is the better choice as it mirrors what nonlocal does
inside the function. Because of its current usage 'with' will generate
questions about __enter__ and __exit__.
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