[Python-ideas] lambda

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Mar 27 20:44:43 CET 2008


"Malte Helmert" 
<helmert at informatik.uni-freiburg.de> 
wrote in message news:fsgi6i$dpv$1 at ger.gmane.org...
| > It's a little less terse than Haskell's "\->"
|
| it's worth pointing out that Haskell uses the backslash syntax because
| it is the nearest ASCII equivalent to the (lower-case) letter lambda.

With unicode source, we could use the real thing (ducks ;-). 






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