Zen of Python
Wed Jan 19 23:38:32 EST 2005
Tim Peters <tim.peters at gmail.com> writes:
> Python's basic list type is a flat vector instead of a
> recursively-defined S-expression, and that there's no direct way to
> break out of a containing loop from a nested loop.
Huh? [1,2,[3,4,5],[6,[[[],8]]]] is a perfectly valid Python list.
And you can break out of a containing loop from a nested loop with
More troublesome is not being able to see a variable in a containing
scope from a nested scope, unless the containing scope is the global
one. Why bother debating lexical scope for years before deciding to
add it, only to stop halfway?
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