Hacker News new | comments | show | ask | jobs | submit login

Well, those kinds of claims are kind of par for the course for the Python community. I remember that it was commonly claimed that Python 1.5 had the "full power of the lambda calculus", when all it had was anonymous function definitions, and not true higher order functions.

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact