[Python-Dev] PEP 554 v2 (new "interpreters" module)

Eric Snow ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 17:06:48 EDT 2017

On Sat, Sep 9, 2017 at 1:04 AM, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9 September 2017 at 00:04, Eric Snow <ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com> wrote:
>>    add_recv_fifo(name=None):
>>    add_send_fifo(name=None):
> Personally, I *always* read these names backwards - from the POV of
> the caller. So when I see "add_send_fifo", I then expect to be able to
> send stuff on the returned FIFO (i.e., I get a writer back). But
> that's not how it works.
> I may be alone in this - I've had similar problems in the past with
> how people name pipes, for example - but I thought I'd raise it while
> there's still a possibility that it's not just me and the names can be
> changed.

Yeah, those names are bugging me too.  I'm stewing over possible
alternatives.  It's the one piece of the PEP that I want to address
before I re-post to the list.


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