Infrequently Noted

Alex Russell on browsers, standards, and the process of progress.

closure, but no way to express it

So as my snobbery about programming languages has evolved, I've learned to love closure-based languages. As a result, something that's bugged me for a year or so has been something I read once-upon-a-time about Python not having true closures. How could it be that a language so pragmatically focused could omit something so imporant?

Turns out that it doesn't! Huzzah!