[Python-Dev] r87389 - in python/branches/py3k: Doc/library/unittest.rst Lib/unittest/case.py Misc/NEWS

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Mon Dec 20 10:55:10 CET 2010

Antoine Pitrou wrote:

> For a non-native English speaker, 'a' and 'b' don't evoke 'after' and
> 'before' but simply the first two letters of the latin alphabet, and
> their ordering is therefore obvious with respect to function arguments.

It's not just non-native English speakers either. I too think of a, b as 
being first, second rather than after, before.


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