what is lambda used for in real code?

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sat Jan 1 06:33:33 CET 2005


In article <mailman.18.1104531731.22381.python-list at python.org>,
Adam DePrince  <adam at cognitcorp.com> wrote:
>
>Unless internationalization was a concern, few people would write:
>
>THE_ANSWER_IS = "The answer is"
>print THE_ANSWER_IS, x

However, there's a moderately large (and growing!) set of people who
would argue that I18N is *always* a concern -- it's just that a lot of
people either don't know it yet or ignore it.
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