[Python-Dev] zip() and list-comprehension with commas

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw@beopen.com
Wed, 12 Jul 2000 21:49:44 -0400 (EDT)

>>>>> "PP" == Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net> writes:

    PP> "Stitch" and "with" are okay, but I'd like to hear someone
    PP> debunk the names used today by MAL. They seemed very logical
    PP> to me. I'd just change the semantics to be lazy in a couple of
    PP> cases.

I don't like the fact that this will give you two pairs of built-ins
that differ only by the last letter.  It seems too easy to mistype or
misread.  OTOH, I've argued for a dict() built-in before.