Author skrah
Recipients Julian, r.david.murray, rhettinger, skrah, twouters
Date 2013-06-02.12:26:40
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I'd use foldl() in functional languages, where the default is part
of foldl() and not of max().


Translated to Python, I'm thinking of:

it = iter([328, 28, 2989, 22])
functools.reduce(max, it, next(it, None))
2989


I agree with Raymond that a default arg in max() looks out of place.
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