PEP 3107 and stronger typing (note: probably a newbie question)

Steve Holden steve at
Mon Jul 9 02:34:40 CEST 2007

Paul Rubin wrote:
> Steven D'Aprano <steve at> writes:
>> As far as I can see, the only difference is that the list comp variable
>> isn't explicitly created with a statement of the form "name = value". Why
>> is that a problem?
> I don't know that listcomp vars are worse problem than other vars;
> however there is an easy workaround for the listcomp vars so I use it.
> If there was a way to restrict the scope of other local vars (I gave
> examples from other languages of how this can be done), I'd use that too.

Maybe we just have different styles, and I naturally tend to write in 
smaller scopes than you do.

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