[Python-Dev] PEP 322: Reverse Iteration

Alex Martelli aleaxit at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 3 17:37:16 EST 2003

On Monday 03 November 2003 22:33, Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> [Aahz]
> > I'm -1 until the PEP includes this issue, then my vote changes to -0.
> >
> > (I.e., I generally agree with Alex about the builtin issue, but not
> > strongly enough to actively oppose this PEP as long as it's properly
> > documented.)
> Okay, added a section to document the chief issue.
> BTW, Alex said he was +1 on the idea, but only +0 on it being a builtin.

Uh, did I?  OK maybe I did.  But what about "revrange" (which I'd LOVE
to incarnate as an iterator-returning irange with an optional reverse=
argument) -- was that knocked out of contention?  I claimed that just
revrange would be too specialized BUT irange would be JUST RIGHT...


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