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

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Wed Feb 8 16:48:39 CET 2006

On Wed, Feb 08, 2006, Patrick Collison wrote:
> How about `procedure', or just `proc'?


lambdas are *expected* to return a result -- procedures are functions
with side-effects that don't return a result.
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