Anonymus functions revisited

Diez B. Roggisch deetsNOSPAM at
Tue Mar 22 14:48:44 CET 2005

> letting tuples-like objects (x,y,z=0) acting as functions on other
> tuples I wonder why this would not be a good starting point of
> rethinking anonymus functions?
> In Georges proposition the action is
>    (x,y,z=0) -> (x,y,z)
> i.e. mapping tuples on other tuples. This is equivalent to
> lambda x,y,z=0:(x,y,z)

As you say for yourself, that's just lambda in disguise. So I guess the same
arguments about the in- or exclusion of lambda apply here. I personally
like lambda, but _can_ live without it.


Diez B. Roggisch

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