Interesting talk on Python vs. Ruby and how he would like Python to have just a bit more syntactic flexibility.

Aahz aahz at
Wed Feb 17 01:56:11 CET 2010

In article <8ca440b2-6094-4b35-80c5-81d000517ce0 at>,
Jonathan Gardner  <jgardner at> wrote:
>I used to think anonymous functions (AKA blocks, etc...) would be a
>nice feature for Python.
>Then I looked at a stack trace from a different programming language
>with lots of anonymous functions. (I believe it was perl.)
>I became enlightened.

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