[Python-ideas] allow `lambda' to be spelled λ

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Thu Jul 14 00:20:19 EDT 2016

Alexander Belopolsky
<alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com> writes:

> We already have two camps: those who don't mind using "lambda" and
> those who would only use "def."

I don't know anyone in the latter camp, do you?

I am in the camp that loves ‘lambda’ for some narrowly-specified
purposes *and* thinks ‘def’ is generally a better tool.

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Ben Finney

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