[Python-Dev] Iterating in parallel

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Thu, 13 Jul 2000 03:09:11 -0500

Ka-Ping Yee wrote:
> ...
> (If "parallel" disturbs you too much, the concept of parallel
> *movement* inspires me to suggest "march", which has all of that
> good walking-together-in-lock-step feeling, with none of the
> twisty feeling i get from "twine" or "lace" or the
> alternating-back-and-forth feeling i get from "weave" or "interlace".)

If only as much thought had gone into choosing the name for
"lambda"....or was that an earlier gay-pride statement? (yes, I know
where it comes from)

 Paul Prescod - Not encumbered by corporate consensus
Simplicity does not precede complexity, but follows it. 
	- http://www.cs.yale.edu/~perlis-alan/quotes.html