[Python-Dev] Let's just *keep* lambda
jcarlson at uci.edu
Thu Feb 9 02:39:38 CET 2006
Jiwon Seo <seojiwon at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/8/06, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> > On 2/8/06, Patrick Collison <patrick at collison.ie> wrote:
> > > And to think that people thought that keeping "lambda", but changing
> > > the name, would avoid all the heated discussion... :-)
> > Note that I'm not participating in any attempts to "improve" lambda.
> Then, is there any chance anonymous function - or closure - is
> supported in python 3.0 ? Or at least have a discussion about it?
> or is there already discussion about it (and closed)?
Closures already exist in Python.
>>> def foo(bar):
... return lambda: bar + 1
>>> a = foo(5)
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