On Oct 21, 2008, at 4:43 PM, Jim Weirich wrote:

> On Oct 21, 2008, at 4:24 PM, David A. Black wrote:
>
>> ... but I hope it's not enough to stop the removal
>> of ->(){} (which I'm rooting for).
>
>
> You were on the other side of the fence initially, right?  What  
> changed your mind?

At the risk of butting in, my two cents is that we no longer need the  
sytax, as lambda can apparently do it all. And, if ever a syntactic  
element needed to be retired, it's one that uses six (count'm, six)  
punctuation characters. I think that beats Perl.


Dave