On PEP 322 (ireverse)

Dave Benjamin ramen at lackingtalent.com
Mon Nov 3 06:01:10 CET 2003

In article <xxTob.79162$e5.2940096 at news1.tin.it>, Alex Martelli wrote:
> Nope -- even though I'd STILL like "iter.reversed", we can't make
> iter a type, backwards compatibly, in a DECENT way; we'd really need
> a new subtype of "builtin function" which can have attributes.

Pardon me for missing this, but what was the rationale for not just calling
it "reverse" and putting it in builtins? And likewise for "sort"?

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