what is lambda used for in real code?

Hans Nowak hans at zephyrfalcon.org
Fri Dec 31 23:42:23 CET 2004

Adam DePrince wrote:

> In sort, we must preserve the ability to create an anonymous function
> simply because we can do so for every other object type, and functions
> are not special enough to permit this special case.

Your reasoning makes sense... lambda enables you to create a function as 
part of an expression, just like other types can be part of an 
expression.  However, by that same reasoning, maybe classes aren't 
special enough either to warrant a special case.  Where's the keyword to 
create an anonymous class? :-)

Hans Nowak

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