Draft Pep (was: Re: Let's Talk About Lambda Functions!)
Hans Nowak
wurmy at earthlink.net
Tue Aug 6 05:12:13 CEST 2002
Bryan Olson wrote:
> Contrary to popular belief, lambda did not add anoymous functions to
> Python. Python had them even without lambda.
>
> def define_twice():
> def _twice(x):
> return x + x
> return _twice
>
> print define_twice()(17)
>
> The above code passes 17 to a function which is not bound to any name.
Really?
>>> def define_twice():
def _twice(x):
return x + x
return _twice
>>> define_twice()
<function _twice at 0x00935678>
>>> define_twice().func_name
'_twice'
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