Whither Tango?

Nick Sabalausky a at a.a
Sat Feb 20 17:08:29 PST 2010

"yigal chripun" <foo at bar.com> wrote in message 
news:hlp3g1$1aq2$1 at digitalmars.com...
> It's very simple actually:
> you want to name a function that reverses your range and you have several 
> valid names for it, please choose the most common word (the first that 
> comes to mind) which in this case is (surprise!) - "reverse". (or any 
> variation that makes sense in this particular case, like "reversed")
> simple logic, don't you agree?
> Any human language has more than one way to express oneself. The best way 
> to reach a wide (and international) audience is to use the most common 
> phrases - don't go all academic on me with Latin or Shakespearean words 
> and don't go getho on me with misspelled slang.
> Is that so much to ask for?

I certainly consider "reverse" to be a better name than "retro". No argument 
from me there. What I'm saying is just that I think people are making it out 
to be a much bigger issue than it really is. (Now, "iota", on the other 

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