Doctest failing

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Mon Sep 12 03:37:10 CEST 2011


Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> writes:

> A lambda is basically a function defined in an expression. For instance:
>
> def add_one(x):
>    return x+1
>
> is (practically) the same as:
>
> add_one = lambda x: x+1

Those are only practically the same if you ignore the practical worth of
a function knowing the name it was defined with. The latter does not
have that, hence I don't see it as practically the same as the former.

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