Securing a future for anonymous functions in Python

Jacek Generowicz jacek.generowicz at
Mon Jan 10 04:02:46 EST 2005

Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at> writes:

> > Usually one or two have trouble grasping that "int" would be perfectly
> > adequate in this situation.
> The ability to pass around functions at run-time was probably the
> hardest thing to get my head around when I started with Python,

And I suspect that this particular case is further complicated by the
fact that int is not a function ... it's a type!

I can imagine it might make a newbie's brain melt. Still, most of them
survive and thoroughly enjoy the course :-)

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