What does Python fix?
eppstein at ics.uci.edu
Thu Jan 24 21:49:00 EST 2002
In article <mailman.1011922844.21491.python-list at python.org>,
"Tim Peters" <tim.one at home.com> wrote:
> This is what Smalltalk was striving for, but it failed to achieve a key
> insight: nameless code blocks are easier to reuse if they're named <wink>.
But (unlike the unnamed lambda-forms) named code blocks are unable to
access the local variables of some other code block.
David Eppstein UC Irvine Dept. of Information & Computer Science
eppstein at ics.uci.edu http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/
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