Comment on PEP-0322: Reverse Iteration Methods

David Eppstein 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".

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David Eppstein                      http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/
Univ. of California, Irvine, School of Information & Computer Science




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