what is lambda used for in real code?
reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net
Sat Jan 1 01:12:01 CET 2005
Adam DePrince wrote:
>> So, those are my thoughts on how lambdas are "really" used. If others
>> out there have real-life code that uses lambdas in interesting ways,
>> feel free to share them here!
> Lets not forget the "real reason" for lambda ...
I really hoped you would point out the _real_ reason for lambda...
> the elegance of orthogonality.
... but you didn't.
Everyone knows that lambda is there to help in one-liner contests and
Lambda is one of Python's very few instruments that assist in writing
code reaching Perl's unreadability, and as such it should be valued highly!
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