What does Python fix?

David Eppstein eppstein at ics.uci.edu
Fri Jan 25 03:49:00 CET 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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