Creating anonymous functions using eval

Robert Kern rkern at
Wed Jul 13 02:57:44 CEST 2005

Joseph Garvin wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
>>Not everyone is reading this list in a conveniently threaded 
> Why not? Just about every modern newsgroup reader and e-mail app has a 
> threaded view option.

Good point. Allow me to modify my statement: not all newsreaders/email 
apps thread python-list/ conversations properly. The gateway often 
messes things up.

It's also a royal pain in the butt to have to go read another message 
just to dereference anaphora, threading or no.

Robert Kern
rkern at

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