[Python-ideas] Dollar operator suggestion

Chris Barker chris.barker at noaa.gov
Thu Oct 26 12:23:05 EDT 2017

On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 6:32 AM, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:

> Procedural languages, and Python in particular, simply don't work like
> that. Functions have arbitrary numbers of arguments,

And can return an arbitrary number of values. OK, technically a single
tuple of values, but that does complicate the whole simple chaining thing.

In short -- Python is not a functional language, even though is supports a
number of functional idioms.



Christopher Barker, Ph.D.

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