[Python-Dev] Re: PEP 279 revisited

Neil Schemenauer nas@python.ca
Wed, 24 Apr 2002 06:37:29 -0700

Greg Ewing wrote:
> There doesn't seem to be any single English word that
> captures all of what we mean without ambiguity.

How about "indices"?  You use a key to get things out of dictionaries.
You use an index to get things out of sequences.  "indices" is the pural
of index.