Zen of Python
fredrik at pythonware.com
Sat Jan 22 08:26:00 EST 2005
Paul Rubin wrote:
>> > Some languages let you say things like:
>> > for (var x = 0; x < 10; x++)
>> > do_something(x);
>> > and that limits the scope of x to the for loop.
>> depending on the compiler version, compiler switches, IDE settings, etc.
> Huh? I'm not sure what you're talking about.
guess you haven't used some languages that do this long enough.
in some early C++ compilers, the scope for "x" was limited to the scope
containing the for loop, not the for loop itself. some commercial compilers
still default to that behaviour.
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