Allen's lambda syntax proposal

Jon Zeppieri jaz at bu.edu
Wed Dec 3 19:25:44 PST 2008


On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 10:16 PM, Eric Suen <eric.suen.tech at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, it doesn't contain a lambda expression, just like:
>
> a = x
> /x/i
>
> is not same as:
>
> a = x;
> /x/i
>
> they both right but has different meaning...

Okay -- so we agree.  In that case, it's clear that your proposed syntax:

   &(a,b,c) {...}

has the same problem, right?  Any valid ES3 infix operator will have
the same problem, if we use it as a prefix lambda operator.


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