lambdak: multi-line lambda implementation in native Python

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Fri Jan 16 03:14:57 CET 2015

On 16/01/2015 01:44, Michael Torrie wrote:
> On 01/15/2015 06:34 PM, Roy Smith wrote:
>> The ebb and flow of technology has recently brought me someplace I never
>> thought I'd be.  Java-land.  And what I've discovered is that factories
>> are so last year.  Apparently builders are the new thing.
> It's never clear to me whether all these fancy design patterns are to
> make up for a deficient language, or whether some people just get their
> kicks from layer upon layer of abstraction.  Certainly it's this sort of
> thing that turns me right off of Java.

If you're interested in patterns in the Python world take a look at Alex 
Martelli's writings on the subject, e.g.

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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