On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 12:04 AM Terry Reedy <tjre...@udel.edu> wrote:

> On 9/20/2016 11:51 AM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>
> ... (The greater flexibility of lambda, pointed out by David Mertz, is
> another.)
>
>
I just wanted to point out that the greater flexibility of lambda is a very
good reason *not* to choose it: more flexibility implies being harder to
reason about. I recommend reading this article about "Principle of Least
Power"
http://www.lihaoyi.com/post/StrategicScalaStylePrincipleofLeastPower.html

Elazar
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