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

João Santos jmcs at jsantos.eu
Thu Jul 14 02:13:30 EDT 2016

> 3. You work on a project where local coding style mandates that lambda is
> spelled λ.  In this case, there will be plenty of places in the code base to*
> copy and paste λ from*. (In the worst case you copy and paste it from the
> coding style manual.)  More likely, however, the project that requires λ
> would have a precommit hook that translates lambda to λ in all new code and
> you can continue using the 6-character keyword in your input.

That this your solution makes the proposoal a -100 and if you're going to
implement a precommit hook to convert lambda to λ you might has well
implement a custom coding that supports λ (like pyxl does for html\xml
tags). Python isn't and shouldn't be APL.
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