Partial Function Application -- Advantages over normal function?
davea at ieee.org
Tue Jul 19 06:07:42 EDT 2011
On 01/-10/-28163 02:59 PM, Thomas 'PointedEars' Lahn wrote:
> Dave Angel wrote:
>> On 01/-10/-28163 02:59 PM, Terry Reedy wrote:
>>> def makeadder(y)
>>> def _add(x): return x+y
>>> add2 = makeadder(2)
>> A couple of typos in that code:
>> def makeaddr(y):
>> def _add(x): return x+y
>> return _add
> I agree about the `return' statement, but not about the factory name; this
> has nothing to do with addresses (addr).
The two changes that I made deliberately were adding the colon and
adding the return statement. I'm not sure how the name got changed;
that was accidental.
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