Why is lambda so slow?

Irmen de Jong irmen at -NOSPAM-REMOVETHIS-xs4all.nl
Mon Jun 9 13:25:24 CEST 2003


anson wrote:
>     What's the reason of lambda being so slow?

In what code do you find this to be slow? Have you timed it?
Anyway, invoking a lambda is calling a function and
AFAIK calling functions in Python is relatively slow.

--Irmen





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