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

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Feb 10 02:03:40 CET 2006

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> [Bengt, on lambda :: suite]
> Since you probably won't stop until I give you an answer: I'm really
> not interested in a syntactic solution that allows multi-line lambdas.
> I don't think the complexity (in terms of users needing to learn them)
> is worth it. So please stop (as several people have already asked
> you). There's some text somewhere in the guidelines for python
> developers on when to know when to give up. Read it. :-)
It's not just a matter of knowing when to give up. It's also a matter of 
actually *giving up* once you know it's time.

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