Fate of lambda, Functional Programming in Python...
dfan at harmonixmusic.com
Sat Aug 21 18:02:46 CEST 2004
Jeff Sandys <sandysj at juno.com> writes:
| How about this use of lambda?
| (from another post 'RE: How to sort this kind of list easily?' today)
| | Or if you want to sort only on your Id, use a lambda:
| | l.sort(lambda x,y: cmp(x,y))
In 2.4, you actually don't need a lambda:
l.sort( key = operator.itemgetter( 0 ) )
but I too would be very sad to see anonymous functions go away,
although I find the current syntax pretty ugly.
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