LAMBDA IS IT USELESS?
vvainio at karhu.tp.spt.fi
Thu Jul 12 07:52:17 CEST 2001
"EricIDLE" <grayson-wilson at home.com> writes:
> def mult(x,y):
> return x * y
> f = reduce(mult,n)
> print f
> Isnt that easier??
> Or do I not get lambda?
Functional programming people like lambda. It looks like a "real"
function in a mathematical sense, you don't type "return", but just
map params to a value. Having side effects in lambda expressions kinda
waters this thing down, though...
You might want to look at
And corresponding l-prog2.html and l-prog3.html
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