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

Ron Adam rrr at
Fri Jul 1 22:36:29 CEST 2005

Tom Anderson wrote:

> So, if you're a pythonista who loves map and lambda, and disagrees with 
> Guido, what's your background? Functional or not?

I find map too limiting, so won't miss it.  I'm +0 on removing lambda 
only because I'm unsure that there's always a better alternative.

So what would be a good example of a lambda that couldn't be replaced?


BTW...  I'm striving to be Pythonic. ;-)

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