Oleg Broytmann phd at
Thu Jun 13 10:50:23 EDT 2002

On Thu, Jun 13, 2002 at 04:39:51PM +0200, Thomas Heller wrote:
> "Oleg Broytmann" <phd at> wrote in message news:mailman.1023975618.6474.python-list at
> >    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.
> IIRC, in Smalltalk they were named 'select' (like filter), and 'reject' (like your filter2).
> IMO these are much better names then filter and filter2.

   It is too late to rename builtin filter, so I modelled fiter2 after it.

     Oleg Broytmann              phd at
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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