# Functional programming in Python

**Ketil Malde
**
ketil@ii.uib.no

*29 May 2001 22:44:38 +0200*

Jerzy Karczmarczuk <karczma@info.unicaen.fr> writes:
>>* BTW, before I knew Haskell I exprimented with a syntax in which 'x f'
*>>* is the application of 'f' to 'x', and 'x f g' means '(x f) g'.
*
>* Hmmm. An experimental syntax, you say...
*>* Oh, say, you reinvented FORTH?
*
Wouldn't
x f g
in a Forth'ish machine mean
g(f,x) -- using "standard" math notation, for a change
rather than
g(f(x))
?
-kzm
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