Fate of lambda, Functional Programming in Python...
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Sat Aug 21 12:48:46 CEST 2004
Chas Emerick wrote:
> In a comment off a post on lambda-the-ultimate, I noticed this little
> offhand remark:
> '''IIRC GvR is going to kill the various lambda, map,filter & reduce
> leaving just generator expressions/list comprehension.'''
The real reason is political neutrality. lambda & al revealed to provide just
too much access to Guido's famed time machine, when python 1.5.2 itself
manifested blind patriotism after 9/11, eg
>>> filter(lambda W : W not in 'ILLITERATE','BULLSHIT')
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