Securing a future for anonymous functions in Python

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at
Thu Dec 30 14:28:46 CET 2004

GvR has commented that he want to get rid of the lambda keyword for Python 3.0. 
Getting rid of lambda seems like a worthy goal, but I'd prefer to see it dropped 
in favour of a different syntax, rather than completely losing the ability to 
have anonymous functions.

Anyway, I'm looking for feedback on a def-based syntax that came up in a recent 
c.l.p discussion:


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at   |   Brisbane, Australia

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