the global keyword:

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Mon Jun 20 09:29:17 EDT 2016


On Mon, Jun 20, 2016, at 08:15, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> Bart didn't say anyone had defended it. He made an observation:
> 
> "that's a good illustration of why 'y' isn't a name reference to 'x'"
> 
> which is factually correct. And this does refer to the "ducks limp"
> thread.

Except it doesn't. Because no-one on that thread made the claim that it
is. There's absolutely nothing in the thread (except maybe earlier
instances of him and you misrepresenting others' claims) about 'y' being
a name reference to 'x', so there's nothing in that thread for it to
reasonably refer to.

> Nothing he said was wrong or objectionable, and he didn't imply that
> anyone was taking the opposite position.

Nonsense.


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