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

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Sat May 9 06:47:15 CEST 2009


In message <692b7ae8-0c5b-498a-
a012-51bda980f3b9 at s28g2000vbp.googlegroups.com>, namekuseijin wrote:

> On May 8, 6:48 pm, Lawrence D'Oliveiro <l... at geek-
> central.gen.new_zealand> wrote:
>> In message <gu269i$16i... 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>.
> 
> Yeah, it's important in an imperative language ...

That was an example of functional programming.




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