PEP 312 - Making lambdas implicit worries me, surely it's just the name 'lambda' that is bad...

Alexander Schmolck a.schmolck at gmx.net
Mon Mar 3 16:53:53 CET 2003


Alex Martelli <aleax at aleax.it> writes:

> Jack Diederich wrote:
>    ...
> > I'm a big functional programming fan, but most python user's aren't.
>    ...
> > filter() and only two dozen [very simple!] list comprehensions.
> 
> So I guess your "functional programming" enthusiasm doesn't come
> from Haskell

I don't think that follows. Python's list comprehensions are different -- they
pollute the namespace.

alex




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