Basic Lambdas and Explicit Tail Calls Repackaged

Michael Day mikeday at yeslogic.com
Sun Dec 7 21:55:57 PST 2008


> I agree with you: lambdas in 
> http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=strawman:lambdas look useless 
> too. They don't have a clearly articulated vision nor compelling use 
> cases (at least not in the document).

Right, can anyone clarify this? Is there a summary anywhere stating 
exactly why lambdas are needed in JavaScript and which use cases they 
are intended to satisfy?

Cheers,

Michael

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