if does not evaluate
tjreedy at udel.edu
Sun Jun 6 06:38:51 CEST 2004
"Jim Newton" <jimka at rdrop.com> wrote in message
news:2if8daFmdreiU1 at uni-berlin.de...
> how do you put an if or a for inside a lambda?
By wrapping them in other functions; otherwise you don't.
lambda *args: expr #abbreviates (minus the function name)
def f(*args): return expr
If your function is more complicated than that, don't try to abbreviate.
Terry J. Reedy
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