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asked 2019-09-04 10:32:43 +0100

ortollj gravatar image

HI just a remark

it is a pity to have removed the possible use of the Greek letter lambda for variable name because lambda is a reserved name. I would have preferred the lambda function named lambdaf .

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answered 2019-09-04 11:10:41 +0100

tmonteil gravatar image

updated 2019-09-04 11:10:57 +0100

This is a Python reserved keyword, not a Sage decision, so we can not do much about that. Perhaps could you use Lambda instead ? If you use Sage compiled with Python 3, you can also use λ as a variable name.

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You can also use lambda_ as a variable name, whose latex expression will be indistinguishable from $\lambda$.

Emmanuel Charpentier gravatar imageEmmanuel Charpentier ( 2019-09-05 08:40:42 +0100 )edit

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