[Python-Dev] Let's just *keep* lambda

Tim Peters tim.peters at gmail.com
Sun Feb 5 23:16:38 CET 2006

> After so many attempts to come up with an alternative for lambda,
> perhaps we should admit defeat. I've not had the time to follow the
> most recent rounds, but I propose that we keep lambda, so as to stop
> wasting everybody's talent and time on an impossible quest.

Huh!  Was someone bad-mouthing lambda again?  We should keep it, but
rename it to honor a different Greek letter.  xi is a good one, easier
to type, and would lay solid groundwork for future flamewars between
xi enthusiasts and Roman numeral fans :-)

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