On Feb 3, 2008 11:50 AM, Eivind Eklund <eeklund / gmail.com> wrote:
> The variable is not "pass"-based - it is "scope" based, ie, it only
> exists inside a particular *lexical* - that is, textual - part of your
> program (in this case, your if statement, NOT the loop).

This was slightly clumsily written; the variable leak through to the
end of the block, but isn't present for the entire loop.  Sebastians
description is correct.

Eivind.