[Python-ideas] checking for identity before comparing built-in objects

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Oct 9 10:35:21 CEST 2012

Alexander Belopolsky wrote:
> "For attribute specification, the implementation
> shall provide language-defined means, such as compiler directives, to
> specify a constant value for the attribute parameter for all standard
> operations in a block; the scope of the attribute value is the block
> with which it is associated."  I believe Decimal is mostly conforming,

That depends on whether "scope" is meant lexically or
dynamically. Decimal contexts are scoped dynamically.


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