A friendlier, sugarier lambda -- a proposal for Ruby-like blocks in python

Theerasak Photha hanumizzle at gmail.com
Tue Oct 17 10:03:47 CEST 2006

On 14 Oct 2006 09:25:00 -0700, Paul Boddie <paul at boddie.org.uk> wrote:

> Unlike Java, Python's first class functions and
> methods are already highly useful for callback-based systems

Curious: how well does the use of returning inner functions work as a
strategy for providing effectively 'anonymous' callbacks? e.g.

def outer(x):
  def inner(y):
  return inner

-- Theerasak

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