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The place where I've missed them myself is in GUI callback tables.

Switch statements is another potential usage, but that is a matter of its own, too.

Mark's idea about being able to optimize initialization of non- upvalue using functions is a good one.

Robert Raschke kirjoitti 7.2.2008 kello 21:50:

Who is the intended audience for these lambda-style expressions, that
is, who will be actually writing code using them?  And will lots of
nifty higher-order functions to go with them be provided?

Judging by comments in search of brevity on this thread, I wonder if
some people might be better served by the J programming language


I'd rather write programs that write programs than write programs.
	R. Sites