Common LISP-style closures with Python

Alan Ristow alan.ristow at
Sun Feb 5 16:56:44 CET 2012

On 02/05/2012 05:19 AM, Antti J Ylikoski wrote:
> Yes, I do know that, but then it would not be a closure :-)))))))))

Forgive me if this is terribly naive, but what is the advantage of using 
a closure as opposed to, say, some other function that returns the same 
value in the same context, but is not a closure?


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