Guido van Rossum wrote:
How about 'serve' as in a server of items from a service?
No, please. This has way too strong connotations with network protocols.
Errr... you're right of course... :-/ (I was thinking *way* to narrow.)
I think the context is correct, just need a synonym that isn't already used.
provide, provider supply, supplier dispense, dispenser deal, dealer deliver, deliveror
parcel, meter, dish, give, dole, offer, cede...
Maybe barrow from a different language?