Let's Talk About Lambda Functions!

John Roth johnroth at ameritech.net
Mon Aug 5 13:49:56 CEST 2002


"Emile van Sebille" <emile at fenx.com> wrote in message
news:89m39.786016$cQ3.120624 at sccrnsc01...
> John Roth
> > For example (and this is the example in the draft PEP on my disk)
> >
> > x = (
> >     def (a, b):
> >         print a
> >         print b
> >     )
> >
>
> I have little doubt I'm missing the point here, having just got back
> from a week off, but how does this differ from:
>
> def x(a, b):
>     print a
>     print b

It's an anonymous function, embedded in an expression, with full syntax.
That's something you can't do today using lambda()

John Roth







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