[plt-scheme] likely -> incompatibility: hash tables

From: Aleks Bromfield (aleks at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Mon Apr 7 18:18:16 EDT 2008

On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 10:51:40PM +0100, Dave Gurnell wrote:
> "Table" seems like a very popular and loaded term. Is something like  
> "hash" a viable alternative that would reduce naming collisions?

Why not "dict"? I normally use "dictionary" to refer to the ADT and
"hash table" to refer to a specific implementation.

~ Aleks

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