[Python-3000] iostack, second revision

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk qrczak at knm.org.pl
Fri Sep 8 21:21:22 CEST 2006

"Guido van Rossum" <guido at python.org> writes:

> -1 on those particular cryptic names. Which one of seekby() and
> rseek() is the relative seek? Where's the seek relative to EOF?

I propose seek, seek_by, seek_end.

I suppose in 99% of cases seek_end is used to seek to the very end,
rather than some offset from the end, so it makes sense for the offset
to be optional.

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