reduce()--what is it good for? (was: Re: reduce() anomaly?)

Dave Benjamin ramen at
Sat Nov 8 03:49:55 CET 2003

In article <dxfqb.421394$R32.13963346 at>, Alex Martelli wrote:
> Nope -- apply beats it, given that in the last few years apply(f, args) is
> best spelled f(*args) ...!-)

Yeah, and speaking of which, where was the debate on explicit vs. implicit
and avoiding Perl-style line-noise syntax-sugaring when that feature was
snuck in? ;)

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