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- Subject: Re: Short form for defining a function (Was: try-catch ...)
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2016 08:18:46 +0200
On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 7:40 AM, Thomas Jericke <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> That means you need to parse the function every time you run it, doesn't it?
> Also you can't access upvalues from your function.
Yes, it's the old 'string lambda' pattern - can obviously memomize the
function. I went through a period when I enjoyed this pattern but
it's mostly not worth the downsides. (It's still there in Penlight)