I'm intrigued that Python has some functional constructions in the language.

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Fri May 8 23:48:58 CEST 2009


In message <gu269i$16if$1 at adenine.netfront.net>, namekuseijin wrote:

> Carl Banks escreveu:
>
>> 2. However, functional programming is cryptic at some level no matter
>> how nice you make the syntax.
> 
> When your program is nothing but function definition and function
> application, syntax is meaningless.

On the contrary, syntax is vital to the correct interpretation of functional constructs. See, for example, 
<http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2008-October/683816.html>.




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