[Python-Dev] PEP 8 modernisation

Ronald Oussoren ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Thu Aug 1 16:41:46 CEST 2013


On 1 Aug, 2013, at 16:34, Alexander Shorin <kxepal at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Nick,
> 
> On Thu, Aug 1, 2013 at 4:44 PM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 9. Explicit guideline not to assign lambdas to names (use def, that's
>> what it's for)
> 
> Even for propose to fit chars-per-line limit and/or to remove
> duplicates (especially for sorted groupby case)?

When you do "name = lambda ..." you've created a named function, when you
do that your better of using def statement for the reasons Nick mentioned
in the PEP.

Ronald

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