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- Subject: Re: Short function definition syntax; thoughts on Lua (was Re: [ANN] GSL Shell new beta release...)
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2009 08:19:27 +0200
On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 9:19 PM, David Given <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> This collides with long-string syntax (looks like a function call to y
> with a single string parameter).
Well, that's because it is a string! At least my interpretation, i.e.
it's what some people call a 'string lambda', gets transformed and
compiled as a string.
Granted, if I got the wrong end of the stick, then it is a very silly notation.