[docs] [issue37635] Using constant for whence arg in seek()

Antoine Pitrou report at bugs.python.org
Fri Jul 26 05:18:18 EDT 2019

Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr> added the comment:

I don't know. "whence" is the official name of the argument in the POSIX API:

Perhaps "from_what" is assumed to be more understandable by the average reader?

Also, os.lseek() uses "how":


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