Parameterized Functions without Classes

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Fri Jun 25 19:38:51 CEST 2004


Andrew Bennetts wrote:

> Note that even in "ancient times" (i.e. before nested scopes), you could
> still do this without classes:
> 
> def _converter(scale):
>     def convert(arg, scale=scale):
>         return scale * arg
>     return convert

You probably know that I knew that very well, and
I intentially didn't talk about the dark side
of Python.
Although I did in the past, too, I used the class
approach to have cleaner code.
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