Dave Thomas schrieb:
>      -> (params) { block }
> ...
> That is, the lambda is introduced with a \ (because, presumably, it 
> looks a bit like λ).

As I understood Matz in some slides (don't remember where I've found 
them), he introduces "->" as looking somehow like "λ" when turning it 45 
degrees conterclockwise. It can be read then "λ (params) { block }".

Wolfgang Nádasi-Donner