Closures and Partial Function Application

Piet van Oostrum piet at
Mon Sep 5 16:23:24 CEST 2011

Travis Parks <jehugaleahsa at> writes:

> I also like partial function application. What is the easiest way of
> achieving this in Python? Would it look something like this:
> def foo(x, y):
>     return x + y
> xFoo = lambda y: foo(10, y)

from functools import partial
xfoo = partial(foo, 10)
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