Allen's lambda syntax proposal

David-Sarah Hopwood david.hopwood at
Fri Dec 5 20:37:04 PST 2008

Peter Michaux wrote:
> Summary of what I've read:
> The syntax \(){} has a named lambda problem if the lambda name starts
> with a 'u'.

Why do we need named lambdas (or more precisely, why do we need them
to be named by the lambda syntax)? A lambda can always be named by
assigning it to a 'const' variable.

David-Sarah Hopwood

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