[Python-Dev] re: PEP 279 revisited
Wed, 24 Apr 2002 09:38:53 -0700
Guido van Rossum wrote:
> 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().
Is not obscurity a sort of virtue? If it hasn't been used in the
languages space then it has no mental baggage. Compare with "Big
endian", as obscure a reference as you'll find in computer science, I
think. Or "thunk": a made-up word.