How to show a dictionary sorted on a value within its data?
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Thu Oct 2 16:05:55 CEST 2014
On 2014-10-02, cl at isbd.net <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
> Travis Griggs <travisgriggs at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> > On Oct 1, 2014, at 04:12, Peter Otten <__peter__ at web.de> wrote:
>> > `lambda` is just a fancy way to define a function inline
>> Not sure "fancy" is the correct adjective; more like syntactic tartness
>> (a less sweet version of syntactic sugar).
> It throws me because 'lambda' simply has no meaning whatsoever for me,
> i.e. it's just a greek letter.
> So from my point of view it's like seeing 'epsilon' stuck in the
> middle of some code.
> It's not as if I'm new to programming either, I've been writing
> software professionally since the early 1970s, now retired.
The use of "lamba" as a keyword to define an anonymous function is
borrowed from Lisp which got it from Lambda calculus.
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