[Python-Dev] PEP 201 - Parallel iteration
Tue, 18 Jul 2000 01:11:47 +0200 (CEST)
Gordon McMillan wrote:
> To me, "zip" in the context of computers means compress.
> But it's a stupid name for compress. And one look at the args
> makes it obvious it's not a compress. So I expect that your
> typical newbie will do one, and only one "Huh??? Oh - zip as
> in zipper, not zip as in PKZIP" and never have to post again.
My wish is to add fold() as one of the suggested names in the PEP,
then let this PEP spend some time in c.l.py. Give people a chance
to catch up, please. That's how the PEP process is intended to work.
The name hasn't been cast in stone. It's in the PEP, not in CVS.
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