transparent lambda

Neal Gafter neal at
Tue Dec 29 15:15:48 PST 2009

On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 2:57 PM, Mark Mahieu <markmahieu at>wrote:

> Your example suggests that I should say something like "breaks from the
> lambda named 'foo' returning 'bar'", but if its producing a result from the
> lambda then "return" is exactly the word I'd like to avoid here.

I would use the word "result":

The statement

*break* *Identifier **: **Expression** **;*

terminates execution of the body of the lambda with whose label is given by
the identifier, with the result value given by the expression.

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