Handling 2.7 and 3.0 Versions of Dict
jehugaleahsa at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 12:53:37 EDT 2011
On Sep 2, 12:36 pm, "Gabriel Genellina" <gagsl-... at yahoo.com.ar>
> En Wed, 31 Aug 2011 22:28:09 -0300, Travis Parks <jehugalea... at gmail.com>
> escribi :
> > On Aug 31, 7:37 pm, Gregory Ewing <greg.ew... at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> >> Ian Kelly wrote:
> >> > if sys.version_info < (3,):
> >> > getDictValues = dict.itervalues
> >> > else:
> >> > getDictValues = dict.values
> >> > (which is basically what the OP was doing in the first place).
> > My problem was that I didn't understand the scoping rules. It is still
> > strange to me that the getValues variable is still in scope outside
> > the if/else branches.
> Those if/else are at global scope. An 'if' statement does not introduce a
> new scope; so getDictValues, despite being "indented", is defined at
> global scope, and may be used anywhere in the module.
> Gabriel Genellina
Does that mean the rules would be different inside a function?
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