Allen's lambda syntax proposal

David-Sarah Hopwood david.hopwood at
Fri Dec 5 17:31:53 PST 2008

Breton Slivka wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 9:35 AM, Brendan Eich <brendan at> wrote:
>> On Dec 4, 2008, at 2:31 PM, Breton Slivka wrote:
>>> I admit this seems ludicrous at its face, but admittedly I have not
>>> really seen the arguments against λ as an abbreviated lambda syntax
>>> yet.
>> It's still too hard to type.

Using a Greek keyboard might, for the sake of argument, also be feasible
for users whose main language is English, but not for those who require
other keyboard layouts in order to type their main language.

David-Sarah Hopwood

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