Pre-PEP: reverse iteration methods

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Wed Sep 24 04:01:40 CEST 2003

"Raymond Hettinger" <vze4rx4y at> wrote in message
news:HA5cb.185$kD3.168 at
>     for i in xrange(n).iter_backwards():
>         print seqn[i]
>     for elem in seqn.iter_backwards():
>         print elem

I would prefer a much shorter name, such as riter for reverse/right
iter.  This goes along with current nomenclature such as rfind, etc.

Terry J. Reedy

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