Why read-only nested scopes?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Thu Sep 5 02:41:12 EDT 2002

David Eppstein wrote:

> I'm sure there were good reasons for this decision, but it leads to ugly
> workarounds like making each nonlocal variable into a list and assigning
> to x[0] instead of x...

when you find yourself doing that, it's a sure sign that you're
no longer using python to write python code...


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