map/filter/reduce/lambda opinions and background unscientific mini-survey

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Wed Jul 6 01:57:58 CEST 2005

On Tue, 05 Jul 2005 12:11:47 -0700, mcherm wrote:

> And besides, "def" isn't a "magic" word... it's an abreviation for
> "define"... 

Really? I thought it was an abbreviation for "definition". As in,
"definition of MyFunc is..."

> I hope that any student who didn't understand a word as
> common as "define" wouldn't have graduated from our school.

How about tuple? 


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