[Python-ideas] Ruby-style Blocks in Python Idea
sturla at molden.no
Mon Mar 9 17:24:36 CET 2009
On 3/9/2009 4:45 PM, Aahz wrote:
> There's a substantial minority (possibly even a majority) in the Python
> community that abhors functional programming.
There are a substantial minority that use Python for scientific
computing (cf. numpy and scipy, the Hubble space telescope, the NEURON
simulator, Sage, etc.) For numerical computing, functional programming
often leads to code that are shorter and easier to read. That is,
equations look like functions, not like classes.
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