[Python-Dev] re: PEP 279 revisited

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Wed, 24 Apr 2002 08:49:27 -0400

> Theres one word that was left out from the discussion. 
> numerate()
> As far as I can tell, the dictionary meaning is pretty much the same as
> for enumerate, but theres a much stronger association with numbering
> things (especially for non-latin speakers).

I'm +/- 0 on this.  It saves a letter and may indeed suggest numbering
more closely, but it's an even more obscure word than enumerate().

BTW, the two votes I've received so far were in favor of enumerate().

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)