Default scope of variables

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at
Mon Jul 8 04:23:16 CEST 2013

On Mon, 08 Jul 2013 10:48:03 +1000, Chris Angelico wrote:
> That means that I, as programmer, have to keep track of the nesting
> level of subtransactions. Extremely ugly. A line of code can't be moved
> around without first checking which transaction object to work with.

I feel your pain, but I wonder why we sometimes accept "a line of code 
can't be moved around" as an issue to be solved by the language. After 
all, in general most lines of code can't be moved around.


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