Excerpts from Carl Worth's message of Wed Dec 09 13:08:43 -0700 2009: > On Wed, 9 Dec 2009 14:24:46 +0100, Ruben Pollan <meskio at sindominio.net> > wrote: > > Do you like to call them regress? Should I change that? > > I don't love the name, (since it's so close to the word "regression" > which has a totally different meaning in software context). But I also > don't have an immediate suggestion for an improved name yet either. > > > What about the functions notmuch_*_is_first? Is kind of reversed logic than > > notmuch_*_has_more, the last are true when is not reach the limit but the > > first ones are true when the limit is reached. But I think it make sense > > like > > that. > > I'd like a more symmetric API here. Anyone have a favorite set of names > for iterating a list in two directions?
I like vocabulary games: fwd/bck forward/reverse next/prev advance/retreat inc/dec iter_fwd/iter_back earlier/later younger/older I think that changing has_more is going to be a requirement to come up with a consistent set of names. > > -Carl