nested scopes

Robin Becker robin at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk
Fri Feb 2 14:15:42 CET 2001


In article <m3itmt5jjj.fsf at atrus.jesus.cam.ac.uk>, Michael Hudson
<mwh21 at cam.ac.uk> writes
>Robin Becker <robin at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk> 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.
>
>Cheers,
>M.
>
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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