lambda

Joey Gibson joeyGibson at mindspring.com
Fri Mar 31 16:21:21 CEST 2000


On Fri, 31 Mar 2000 12:06:12 GMT, morbid at doesnotlikespam.inet.net.nz
(Morbid Curiosity) wrote:

||| On Thu, 30 Mar 2000 16:26:43 -0500, Joey Gibson
||| <joeyGibson at mindspring.com> wrote:
||| >||| > It took me a while to 'get' lambdas at first too. They are most useful
||| >||| > (IMO) when paired with map(), filter() and reject(). These functions take
||| >||| 
||| >||| Where did you find reject()?
||| >
||| >	D'ooh! I work in Smalltalk also, and that is one of its collection
||| >messages. Sorry. Python doesn't have one.
||| 
||| You're not thinking of reduce(), are you?
||| 
||| Morbid

	I could have been. I probably was thinking Smalltalk and Python at the
same time, and transmogrified reduce() to reject: and never noticed the
change. Curious....

Joey

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