Incorrect scope of list comprehension variables

Stephen Hansen apt.shansen at gmail.invalid
Tue Apr 6 18:34:29 CEST 2010


On 2010-04-06 09:34:04 -0700, Lie Ryan said:
>  in python there is only a flat
> local namespace and the names resolver becomes a thousand times simpler
> (and faster).

This hasn't been true for a long time. Yes, local variables are 
optimized to be indexed in an array, but Python has nested scopes for 
functions. But it does not have true lexical scoping, no.

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