Would Anonymous Functions Help in Learning Programming/Python?

Bruno Desthuilliers bdesth.quelquechose at free.quelquepart.fr
Sat Sep 22 02:21:29 CEST 2007


Cristian a écrit :
> On Sep 21, 4:47 pm, "Sean Tierney" <seanttier... at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>>Just tell him that "functions are like all  other variables and can
>>therefore be passed by other functions or returned by other functions.
>>"
>>
> 
> 
> 
> 
> I could """Just tell him that "functions are like all  other variables
> and can
> therefore be passed by other functions or returned by other functions.
> " """ but wouldn't it be great if Python did this for me? It seems to
> me that the ability for Python to explicitly state that functions-are-
> like-other-variables is there so why not expose it?

Ok, then what about classes ? They also are objects-like-any-other, 
after all. So should we have this syntax too ?

MyClass = class(ParentClass):
   __init__ = function (self, name):
     self.name = name

?-)



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