Of what use is 'lambda'???

Matthew Dixon Cowles matt at mondoinfo.com
Tue Sep 19 04:26:06 CEST 2000


On Mon, 18 Sep 2000 18:43:27 -0700, tye4 <tye4 at yahoo.com> wrote:

>The lambda definition is limited to only one expression, and
>everything you do with lambda, can also be done with plain functions.

[...]

>So, does lamda have a feature that regulars funcs have or is just
>there for convenience??

It is just there for convenience. There's no need to believe me, the
Timbot said so in:

http://www.deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=555241347

Regards,
Matt



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