Mike at Geary.com
Thu Jul 15 19:01:35 CEST 2004
Jacek Generowicz wrote:
> [extensive description of the situation with Python closures]
That's a great explanation, Jacek. Very informative.
> It works, but it severely reduces the elegance and convenience
> of closures. If you appreciate closures, you are likely to consider
> this a big pain. If you don't appreciate closures you probably
> can't see what the fuss is about, and are likely to tell people that
> stateful functions in Python should be implemented as methods
> of classes.
> I happen to appreciate closures.
I really like closures too. They can make for some very simple and elegant
For anyone who wonders what the fuss is about, I posted some Acrobat
closures and one with objects:
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