return when desugaring to closures

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.org
Thu Oct 9 15:44:57 PDT 2008


On Oct 9, 2008, at 3:31 PM, Peter Michaux wrote:

>> So, to avoid trouble, we've been thinking of new forms including a  
>> better
>> function, call it lambda,
>
> Please call it "lambda"! :)

We do. Hard to beat, IMHO -- even if it originated in a typographical  
compromise (http://dn.codegear.com/article/33336 cites sources  
averring that Church wrote something like a circumflex).


>> that has none of the compatibility baggage. I say
>> "we" but really Dave Herman deserves credit for championing this.
>
> Dave Herman for president!

He has my vote! ;-)

/be




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