What can you do in LISP that you can't do in Python
whisper at oz.nospamnet
Wed May 23 20:41:27 CEST 2001
In article <mailman.990060145.32539.python-list at python.org>,
nas at python.ca says...
> David LeBlanc wrote:
> > This is more a question:
> > Would this work?:
> > sling = """ window.showBusyCursorDuring():
> > window.showStatusDuring(msg='Verifying search conditions'):
> > searchForm.verify()
> > window.showStatusDuring(msg='Executing query'):
> > resultSet = searchForm.executeQuery()"""
> > eval sling
> No, eval evaluates expressions. You want a closure. Nested
> scopes makes this work nicely.
I'm not at all sure how you could emulate this using nested scopes...
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