[Python-ideas] Lambda again: unnamed arguments
brett at python.org
Thu Mar 27 19:17:21 CET 2008
On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 4:25 AM, Giovanni Bajo <rasky at develer.com> wrote:
> inspired by Greg's post about ideas on making the lambda syntax more
> concise, like:
> x,y => x+y
> I was wondering if using unnamed arguments had already been debated.
> Something like:
> where basically you're declaring implicitally declaring that your lambda
> takes two arguments. You wouldn't be able to call them through keyword
> arguments, nor to accept a variable number of arguments (nor to accept
> more arguments than they are actually used), but wouldn't it cover most
> use cases and be really compact?
> Other examples:
Two reasons for being -1:
One is it's just plain ugly to me.
Two, why break from how functions and methods work to save a few
keystrokes? Explicit is better than implicit.
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