Functional programming in Python
Thu, 24 May 2001 09:07:44 -0400
Peter Hancock wrote:
> > foo( bar( baz( x ) ) )
> > it's:
> > (foo ( bar (baz x) ) )
> Clearly the outer parentheses are unnecessary in the last expression.
> One undeniable advantage of (f a) is it saves parentheses.
Yes and no. In
( ( ( foo bar) baz) x )
the parens can be omitted to leave
foo bar baz x
but in ( foo ( bar (baz x) ) )
You would want the following I think.
foo . bar . baz x
which does have the parens omitted, but requires the composition operator.