Explanation of list reference

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Mon Feb 17 04:52:38 CET 2014

Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> writes:

>  Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Part of the trouble is that some code is (represented by) objects. A
> > function is an object, ergo it's data; a module is an object (though
> > that's different); a class is an object; but no other block of code
> > is.
> Lambda?

The ‘lambda’ syntax creates a function.

It doesn't create “a lambda”; there's no distinction between functions
that were created with a ‘def’ statement versus a ‘lambda’ expression.

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