[Python-ideas] pep 312 - implicit lambdas idea
gerald.britton at gmail.com
Sat Aug 8 07:10:15 CEST 2009
On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 9:17 PM, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz>wrote:
> Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> Why would you want to get rid of the lambda keyword? What's the benefit?
>> Is this about saving twelve keystrokes?
> It's about conciseness. The only time it makes sense to
> write a function in-line is when the body is extremely
> short -- but then it gets swamped by the lambda keyword
> But I agree that the OP's particular solution is restricted
> to a case that's too special. My version is completely
> general -- it can express anything that the existing lambda
> can express.
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