Favorite non-python language trick?

Christos TZOTZIOY Georgiou tzot at sil-tec.gr
Fri Jul 1 21:58:22 CEST 2005


On Fri, 24 Jun 2005 21:17:09 GMT, rumours say that Ron Adam
<rrr at ronadam.com> might have written:

>I think some sort of inline or deferred local statement would be useful 
>also.  It would serve as a limited lambda (after it's removed), eval 
>alternative, and as a inlined function in some situations as well I think.
>
>Something like:
>
>     name = defer <expression>
>
>then used as:
>
>     result = name()
>
>The expression name() will never have arguments as it's meant to 
>reference it's variables as locals and probably will be replaced 
>directly with names's byte code contents at compile time.
>
>Defer could be shortened to def I suppose, but I think defer would be 
>clearer.  Anyway, it's only a wish list item for now.

This is similar:

http://groups-beta.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/msg/6fc884147852d23d
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