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

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Mon Apr 7 20:39:24 EDT 2008

At Mon, 7 Apr 2008 18:18:16 -0400, Aleks Bromfield wrote:
> 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.

I would have gone with `dictionary' if the word were shorter. I prefer
to avoid abbreviations like `dict', but that's not a hard-and-fast


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