On Sun, Mar 23, 2003 at 07:52:46AM +0900, Joel VanderWerf wrote:
> (...)
> But in Python, the inner function only has access to the _object_, not 
> to the original variable which refers to the object, and so you have to 
> "box" the value inside an object if you want to have shared references. 
> (.. ugliness ..)
> I think this is what is meant when people say Python does not have closures.

Yikes. thanks for the clarification... been on the road so much with
lisp/scheme/ruby that I implied if you have access to the value, you'd
_of course_ have access to the binding, too :)

-Martin