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On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 13:31, steve donovan <> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 11:10 AM, Michal Kottman <> wrote:
>> local x, y, z
>> z = choose(y~=0, || x/y, || 0)

>> However, the syntax sugar for anonymous functions has also been
>> discussed on this list before (and rejected, AFAIK).

> Yes personally I think it would be a great addition but there were
> strong opinions against it.

> BTW, with the re-use of closures in 5.2 the above choose idiom becomes
> more efficient.

Shameless plug:

If we're adding new syntax, then I'm for table append operator!

(Can't find Luiz's post about it though :-( )