tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Apr 6 19:39:51 CEST 2007
"Neal Becker" <ndbecker2 at gmail.com> wrote in message
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| One thing I sometimes miss, which is common in some other languages
| is idea of block scope. It would be useful to have variables that did
| outlive their block, primarily to avoid name clashes. This also leads to
| more readable code. I wonder if this has been discussed?
Yes, but Guido (and others) prefer to keep things simple.
There is also the question of how to indicate a limited scope. In C++, you
put the declaration in the scope. But Python has no such declarations.
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