daniel.dittmar at sap.corp
Thu Jan 13 12:57:36 CET 2005
Egor Bolonev wrote:
> why functions created with lambda forms cannot contain statements?
syntax/technical answer: because lambda is an expression and it is not
obvious how the syntax for 'statement inside expression' should be
'Python is perfect' answer: if a function contains more than an
expression, then it's complex enough to require a name
> how to get unnamed function with statements?
You can't. See various threads about Smalltalk/Ruby-like blocks and the
recent one about the 'where' keyword for proposals to change this
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