None & Ellipsis
jfarrell at mincom.com
Tue Feb 22 00:36:42 CET 2000
Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> Moshe Zadka <moshez at math.huji.ac.il> wrote
> > Yes. It's called the "Python 3 namespace rule".
> exactly. and combined with the "local variables
> are detected by static analysis" rule, things get
> really weird. consider this:
> def mylongfunction():
> a = None
> # ...
> # a few hundred lines of computation
> # ...
> a = 1, 2, 3
> None, None, b = a
> this results in an exception. on what line?
Ooh, nasty. My guess is on the a = None line, because None has been
determined to be a local variable by static analysis. Trying to
evaluate the local variable before it is assigned to causes the
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