Nested scope suggestion

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Wed Nov 28 18:25:51 CET 2001


John Thingstad <john.thingstad at chello.no> writes:

> I am somwhat upset that is seems impossible to to set variales in
> higher levels of the scope.
[...]
> Any chance of this functionality being added to nested scopes?

I doubt it.  See PEP 227:

    http://python.sourceforge.net/peps/pep-0227.html

Especially the "Rebinding names in enclosing scopes" section near the
end.

Cheers,
M.

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