[Python-ideas] Tweaking closures and lexical scoping to include the function being defined

ron adam ron3200 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 05:40:34 CEST 2011

On Thu, 2011-09-29 at 22:35 -0500, Ron Adam wrote:

> That looks fine to me.     
>    def set_this(f):
>        kwds = {'__this__':f}
>        f = type(f)(f, closure={'__this__':f)
>        return f
> This decorator won't work as the function '__this__' points to is the
> old function, the new one hasn't been created yet. Hmmm.

Correct that too...

    def set_this(f):
        f = type(f)(f, closure={'__this__':f})
        return f

It still won't work, for the reasons stated.

> Cheers,
>    Ron

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