Securing a future for anonymous functions in Python

Paul Rubin http
Thu Jan 6 19:31:57 EST 2005

Jeff Shannon <jeff at> writes:
> It seems to me that in other, less-dynamic languages, lambdas are
> significantly different from functions in that lambdas can be created
> at runtime.

What languages are those, where you can create anonymous functions
at runtime, but not named functions?!  That notion is very surprising
to me.

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