C#3.0 and lambdas

Bryan belred at gmail.com
Tue Sep 20 08:01:33 CEST 2005


Diez B. Roggisch wrote:
>>meanwhile, over in python-dev land:
>>
>>    "Is anyone truly attached to nested tuple function parameters; 'def
>>    fxn((a,b)): print a,b'?  /.../
>>
>>    Would anyone really throw a huge fit if they went away?  I am willing
>>    to write a PEP for their removal in 2.6 with a deprecation in 2.5 if
>>    people are up for it."
> 
> 
> I am - I think that feature is sort of an orthogonality which should be 
> preserved. No doubt its not one of the most important ones - but if I 
> can write
> 
> a, (b ,c) = 1, (2,3)
> 
> I'd like to write
> 
> def foo(a, (b,c)):
>     ...
> 
> foo(1, (2,3))
> 
> too.
> 
> Diez

exactly... consistency is the most important thing here.  i use this style all 
the time.  i will be very disappointed to find this removed from python. i'm +1 
for keeping it.

bryan




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