Mark S. Riggle (
Fri, 27 May 1994 18:13:54 GMT

In article <>, writes:

|> To be honest, I wish I hadn't introduced lambda, map, filter and
|> reduce -- they support a style that is inconsistent with the rest of
|> Python. Unfortunately, in the sake of backward compatibility, I can't
|> take them out. So enjoy them if you have to. But don't get too
|> thrilled!

Well, if you took them out, you could not call the language
Python anymore. It would have to be called Pyson; that is
Python without a lisp.

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