Comment on PEP-0322: Reverse Iteration Methods
eppstein at ics.uci.edu
Fri Sep 26 19:59:24 CEST 2003
In article <dJ_cb.13620$yD1.1517951 at news20.bellglobal.com>,
"Sean Ross" <sross at connectmail.carleton.ca> wrote:
> Nope. Nor have I intimated I had such, nor that any would be forthcoming.
> This is a naming suggestion. I am neither the originator of the proposal nor
> a proponent of it, so I see no reason to formulate such a plan nor to give
> an explanation of how it should be accomplished. I saw a name, and offered
> another. That is all.
> P1: "If I make this thing, I propose to call it 'ShomozzleBoB'."
> P2: "Really? How about just BoB?"
> P3: "Do you have a plan for how to do BoB?"
> P2: "Huh?"
Your proposed name has an implication for the semantics. I was
questioning the feasibility of the implied semantics. I don't think
you're let off the hook by the excuse that "it's only a name".
David Eppstein http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/
Univ. of California, Irvine, School of Information & Computer Science
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