A counter-proposal to __future__ in PEP 236

Martin von Loewis loewis at informatik.hu-berlin.de
Fri Mar 2 17:06:24 CET 2001

Lloyd Sommerer <lsommerer at sewardweb.com> writes:

> This is obviously very distinct from its use with slices.  But it seems
> reasonable to me that new python programmers would wonder if this:
> directive: nested_scopes
> might be equivalent to:
> directive:
>      nested_scope

Indeed, that is also what I would expect, and there is nothing wrong
with that expectation. The confusing part would be that you'd expect
to put statements into the directive block, when you really only put
individual names there.


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