Expression closures - use-cases for shortcut lambda syntax (blocks)

John Cowan cowan at
Fri Mar 16 10:11:41 PDT 2007

Steven Johnson scripsit:

> To be sure, terseness is a desirable quality in code, but never at the
> expense of clarity.

Clarity, in this case, is nothing but familiarity.

Cash registers don't really add and subtract;           John Cowan
        they only grind their gears.                    cowan at
But then they don't really grind their gears, either;   
        they only obey the laws of physics.  --Unknown

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