New PEP: The directive statement

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Tue Mar 20 22:10:54 CET 2001

Martin von Loewis wrote:
> That is also why the PEP 236 proposal (__future__ imports) finds that
> much resistance it uses an action statement to declare things.

except that "import" already is a declaration statement, of course.

> P.S. If "directive transitional nested_scopes" is approved

well, adding new, ugly, and utterly non-pythonic syntax for a one-
shot workaround strikes me as a really bad thing.  if I want Tcl
(random interpretation of barewords) or applescript (lame attemts
to make things look like english), I know where to find it.

Cheers /F

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