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Proc vs. Lambda

A lambda is an anonymous method.

Since it's a method, it returns a value, and the method that called it can do with it whatever it wants, including ignoring it and returning a different value.

A Proc is like pasting in a code snippet. It doesn't act like a method. So when a return happens within the Proc, that's just part of the code of the method that called it.


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