Zip makes sense! was: Re: why not "'in' in 'in'"?

John Roth johnroth at ameritech.net
Fri Jun 14 23:58:24 CEST 2002


"David LeBlanc" <whisper at oz.net> wrote in message
news:mailman.1024086417.5966.python-list at python.org...
> Aaaah, a logger. Obviously the first on his block to be a logger. The
joys
> of bravely loggin where no one has logged before! ;->
>
> Perhaps if he was an english major, or english was his first language,
he
> could tell that the common meaning of yield isn't produce. I have no
idea
> what zip means beyond being a name for a compression utility or a verb
> meaning to exercise a zipper.

But that's what it is: exercising a zipper...
It puts two (or more) sequences together into a single
sequence, just like a zipper puts the two sides
together into one.

John Roth






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