min max from tuples in list

Ned Batchelder ned at nedbatchelder.com
Mon Dec 16 16:59:07 CET 2013


On 12/16/13 10:49 AM, rusi wrote:
> On Sunday, December 15, 2013 9:11:15 AM UTC+5:30, Tim Roberts wrote:
>> Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:
>>>> Well "performant" is performant enough for the purposes of communicating
>>>> on the python list I think :D
>>> 	Most probably could figure it out as being stylistically similar to
>>> conformant => something that conforms
>>> performant => something that performs
>
>> Yes, I suspect it comes from people expecting too much consistency.  If
>> something that has "conformance" is "conformant", then something that has
>> good "performance" must be "performant".
>
> And things that have consistency are of course...
>
> consistant
>
> (not consistent)
>

In English, it's spelled consistent: 
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/consistant

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