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

Francis Avila francisgavila at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 10 23:44:35 CET 2003


"Alex Martelli" <aleax at aleax.it> wrote in message
news:BsJrb.445840$R32.14865362 at news2.tin.it...
> Francis Avila wrote:
>> [a reduce() clone]
> [a long and thorough critique]

*Sigh*  My only objective was to combine functional/recursive/iterative
programming styles into an olive branch to extend to both parties of this
silly war.

But oh well.  Like I said, I never found a use for reduce, but alas, I am a
ham-fisted programmer entirely lacking in subtlety and art....
--
Francis Avila





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