Pre-PEP: Dictionary accumulator methods

Reinhold Birkenfeld reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at
Sat Mar 19 08:28:38 CET 2005

Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> [Michele Simionato]
>> +1 for inc instead of count.
> Any takers for tally()?

Well, as a non-native speaker, I had to look up this one in my
dictionary. That said, it may be bad luck on my side, but it may be that
this word is relatively uncommon and there are many others who would be
happier with increment.


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