Why functional Python matters
rmunn at pobox.com
Tue Apr 22 00:00:54 CEST 2003
Steve Holden <sholden at holdenweb.com> wrote:
> "laotseu" <bdesth at removethis.free.fr> wrote ...
>> Greg Ewing (using news.cis.dfn.de) wrote:
>> > Tj wrote:
>> >> Lambda could also stand renaming;
>> >> Pythonistas probably think it's an arrogant name. (Or exotic? I
>> >> can't tell.)
>> > Actually, we think it's kind of cute.
>> > Mary had a little lambda,
>> > Its syntax white as snow,
>> > And every program Mary wrote,
>> > She wrote in Lisp, you know.
>> lol !-)
> This *finally* gives me the chance to ask: when a lambda grows up, does it
> become a sheepda?
Only if it is stored in RAM.
Otherwise, it's a sheepma, don't ewe know.
Robin Munn <rmunn at pobox.com>
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