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

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Sun, 16 Jul 2000 09:04:43 -0500

Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> ...
> (in the meantime, maybe someone could run the zip/collate/etc
> thing by comp.lang.python.  maybe people are smarter than we
> think?)

Agree that the universe will not collapse no matter what name we choose.
Unless it has a totally backwards name, people will see it in use and
figure it out. We could just do a straight-up vote and be done with it.
There is clearly no right or wrong answer, just answers that appeal to
various people.

 Paul Prescod - Not encumbered by corporate consensus
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