lambdak: multi-line lambda implementation in native Python

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Sat Jan 17 19:51:21 CET 2015

On 2015-01-17, Roy Smith <roy at> wrote:
> In article <54ba39e0$0$13008$c3e8da3$5496439d at>,
>  Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python at> wrote:
>> Every time I think I would like to learn a new language, I quite quickly run
>> into some obvious feature that Python has but the newer language lacks, and
>> I think "bugger this for a game of soldiers" and abandon it.
> Wow.  Another wonderful English phrase to add to my vocabulary.  That's 
> up there with Bob's your uncle :-)

Yup, that one's brilliant.  While it's pretty much obvious what
phrases like that mean when one stumbles across them for the first
time, I find I sometimes don't have a very good grasp of where they
fall on the offensive<->polite scale...


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