Allen's lambda syntax proposal

Jon Zeppieri jaz at bu.edu
Wed Dec 3 19:00:08 PST 2008


On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 9:52 PM, Eric Suen <eric.suen.tech at gmail.com> wrote:
> Because it is a xor expression, for lambda, it will be
>
> x = x * x ^ ^ (a,b,c,d,e,f,g)
> {
>  x
> }

I don't understand what you're getting at.  That's a syntax error.  My example:

x = x * x
^(a,b,c,d,e,f,g)
{
  x
}

is not a syntax error, but it also (unfortunately) doesn't contain a
lambda expression.  Or am I missing something?

-Jon


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