Anthony Baxter anthony at
Fri Jun 14 07:19:59 CEST 2002

>>> Oleg Broytmann wrote
> Hello!
>    I want to have new python builtin - filter2. It is exactly like filter,
> but it returns also a list of items that didn't pass the test.
>    Opinions?


Not a good idea, and a horrible horrible name. Completely non-pythonic.

(Well, you did ask for opinions)

Anthony Baxter     <anthony at>   
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