block scope?

Aahz aahz at
Sun Apr 8 01:45:41 CEST 2007

In article <1hw7kzo.1hepj3c1who5zhN%aleax at>,
Alex Martelli <aleax at> wrote:
>Steve Holden <steve at> wrote:
>> What do you think the chances are of this being accepted for Python 3.0?
>> It is indeed about the most rational approach, though of course it does
>> cause problems with dynamic namespaces.
>What problems do you have in mind?  The compiler already determines the
>set of names that are local variables for a function; all it needs to do
>is diagnose an error or warning if the set of names for a nested
>function overlaps with that of an outer one.

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