nested scopes

Robin Becker robin at
Fri Feb 2 08:15:42 EST 2001

In article <m3itmt5jjj.fsf at>, Michael Hudson
<mwh21 at> writes
>Robin Becker <robin at> writes:
>> Is it really true that J Hylton's nested scopes will cause code like
>> def bingo():
>>   from string import *
>>   ....
>> to be declared bad?
>I'm not sure about how hard a requirement it is.  It is illegal in
>current CVS and probably will be in 2.1a2.  Subsequent enormous howls
>of protest might result in a more gentle solution.  We shall see.
HOWL HOWL HOWL, gratuitous changes for no very obvious benefit and
mysterious side effects are bad mumble, howl, whine.
Robin Becker

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