[Python-Dev] what to call this zip() function?

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Sat, 15 Jul 2000 13:37:43 -0500

Skip Montanaro wrote:
> Nothing has really jumped out as the "right" way to express the proposed
> builtin that does
>     map(None, l1, l2, l3, l4)
> How about collate?  What we're doing is effectively what a copy machine does
> when it collates multiple copies of its input...

+1 on collate!

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